Reproductive Health

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Sexual Health Initiatives That We Love

The days of quiet whispers and hushed talks about sex are long gone. Talking about sexual health should no longer be taboo. As the pathways for sexual health communication expand, the sexual health initiatives made to help women enjoy greater rights and resources grow, too. And we’re not just talking about the efforts made to […] Read more…

5 Problems of the Female Reproductive System to Be Aware of

Whether you’re trying to conceive or are merely looking for a way to maintain your health as you age, there’s nothing wrong with wanting to learn more the common disorders and problems of the female reproductive system. Remember that in order to be a healthy woman, your whole body should be in tip-top working shape, […] Read more…

what your period says about your fertility

What Your Period Says About Your Fertility

As a woman, you know that one of the first few questions you’re often asked when visiting your general health practitioner is, “How regular are your periods?” From the second you hit puberty up until the age where you no longer ovulate, you are constantly reminded about menstrual cycles, what your period says about your […] Read more…

Are You Experiencing Lower Abdominal Pain After Sex?

Lower abdominal pain after sex may be nothing to worry about, but it could be something, too. You planned on going to the gym at some point, but it feels like your abs are already working themselves out after you had a steamy staycation in Funkytown. Lower abdominal pain after sexually active adventures may leave […] Read more…

First Period After Amenorrhea: What to Expect

Periods aren’t exactly the most pleasant surprise. They cause cramping, put your moods into overload and make it harder for you to fit into your favorite pair of jeans. One thing’s for sure — it’s reassuring to know that your period arrives just one time every month. But what happens when it doesn’t? For some […] Read more…

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Menstrual Cup Causing Cramps? Here’s How to Find out Why

Your period already goes out of its way to cause you discomfort, so the last thing you want is your menstrual cup causing cramps, too. After all, many women rely on this trusted little cup to help them during that time of the month — not to stimulate even more pain. But sometimes, cramps are […] Read more…

When to Get a Pap Smear

For a very long time — a.k.a. for far too long — women had to deal with a lot of uncertainty regarding their reproductive health. Little historical medical knowledge on woman’s health coupled with improper diagnosis methods for potential illnesses made understanding warning signs for potential cervical issues nearly impossible. Heck, Hipprocates wanted to dilate […] Read more…

The Birth Control Pill and Other Effects of the Sexual Revolution

It’s well-known by now that sex is no longer just a man’s game in America. But women didn’t suddenly just wake up to a society full of sexual equality and rights. Quite the contrary — we had to fight for every bit of progress we have made in this area. Many of the feminist mentalities […] Read more…

Public Breastfeeding Laws and the Stigma Around Breastfeeding in Public

Fewer things are more important to a newborn’s life than providing them with the nutrition and support necessary to help them grow into healthy toddlers. Knowing this, you’re likely to do whatever possible to nurture your children. Now imagine providing your child with the necessary nutrients and vitamins to help them to develop only to […] Read more…

Reproductive Health Problems in Adolescence

You may be familiar with the expression that the children are our future, but what happens when they grow up and experience difficulties having children of their own? Whether you’re a parent or a teenager worried about reproductive health problems in adolescence, it’s an important topic that deserves the attention of medical practitioners and patients […] Read more…

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