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.

will i still have a period after a partial hysterectomy procedure

Will I Still Have a Period After a Partial Hysterectomy?

Women undergo hysterectomies for various reasons, from uterine fibroids to certain forms of cancer. Different types of hysterectomies exist: full, partial and radical. With a full or radical hysterectomy, the entirety of the uterus is removed, sometimes along with other organs in the case of a radical hysterectomy. If you’re wondering, “Will I still have […] Read more…

what do iud strings feel like once placed

What Do IUD Strings Feel Like?

Many women who get an IUD inserted express how free they feel. No longer do they need to worry about remembering to take the pill in the morning, and they’re free to be as spontaneous as they like with their committed partner without needing to stop to put on a condom. From time to time, […] Read more…

prevention of menorrhagia tips

6 Tips for the Prevention of Menorrhagia

The term “menorrhagia” refers to unusually heavy menstrual bleeding. Typically, a woman’s period consists of anywhere from one to three days of heavier bleeding with an additional two to three days of lighter flow. Women suffering menorrhagia, however, may bleed heavily for five days, rarely more, and the amount of blood they lose exceeds the […] Read more…

what to do before a gynecologist visit to ease stress

What to Do Before a Gynecologist Visit If You’re Nervous

Once a girl goes through puberty and gets her period, it’s essential to see a gynecologist regularly. Not only will the doctor perform an exam to ensure her reproductive system is healthy, but they can also answer questions about birth control, changes in the menstrual cycle, STD prevention and more. Still, many won’t know what […] Read more…

why do periods hurt your back and stomach

Why Do Periods Hurt Your Back?

Most women expect to experience some lower abdominal discomfort when they menstruate, but many discover their backs ache, too, when the cardinal flies into town. What is up with suffering periodic pain in more than one part of the body? Why do periods hurt your back, and what can you do to remedy this condition? […] Read more…

how to massage away menstrual pain easily

How to Massage Away Menstrual Pain

When Aunt Flo flies into town, many women suffer pain — some mild, some debilitating. Many women today also shy away from using over-the-counter medications to treat the monthly moans and groans in favor of natural treatments. One such cure from nature is menstrual massage. Do you know how to massage away menstrual pain? Women […] Read more…

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