Reproductive Health

So Well, So Woman prides itself on being a reproductive and sexual health blog for women, so this archive includes some of our most popular and relevant blog posts on female reproductive wellness! I hope you find the education here helpful and enlightening as we work to crush the stigma surrounding talking about sexual health in women and men alike.

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Why Do Bowel Movements Hurt During My Period?

My friend and I jokingly refer to what we call the periodic poops. Whenever we get our periods, we end up going No. 2 a lot more than usual. Not only do some women experience an increase in the need to go when they menstruate, but they sometimes also experience pain. You may wonder, “why […] Read more…

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Can Hormonal Imbalance Cause Infertility?

If you’re trying to conceive, few things prove more frustrating than seeing the cardinal fly in for her monthly visit. Sometimes, you may stop menstruating and start celebrating, only to discover having a baby on board isn’t the cause of your amenorrhea after all. Can hormonal imbalance cause infertility? Why do some women become pregnant […] Read more…

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What is Primary Ovarian Insufficiency?

Most women reach menarche in their early teens if not before and continue menstruating throughout their adult years until their 50’s. While some girls do mature faster than others, and some women reach menopause earlier, failing to menstruate during your reproductive years indicates something is awry. One cause of amenorrhea, or the absence of menstruation, […] Read more…

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What Fallopian Tube Disorders Should Women Know About?

We don’t often think about our reproductive organs unless they don’t seem to be working right — or we’re cursing them for ruining our plans during a menstrual cycle. Your fallopian tubes serve one primary purpose: acting as a pathway for an egg to travel from your ovaries to the uterus. But what fallopian tube […] Read more…

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Is Nausea After Pap Smears Normal?

Few women relish the experience of changing into a paper nightgown, placing their feet in stirrups and having a stranger investigate their nether regions. Nevertheless, getting a Pap smear is an essential part of annual health screenings for women. Some women experience more severe side effects than others, such as mild to moderate bleeding. Others […] Read more…

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How to Get Rid of Period Cramps Fast

Periods can be a hassle. About 50 percent of women deal with period pain — a medical condition called dysmenorrhea. Experts believe this pain is caused by a chemical called prostaglandin, which triggers contractions in the body to shed the uterine lining. If you deal with dysmenorrhea, do you know how to get rid of […] Read more…

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