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Understanding the Fertility Awareness Method

Understanding the Fertility Awareness Method

What is the fertility awareness method?  Fertility Awareness Method (FAM), also known as “Natural Family Planning” or “The Rhythm Method,” is a method where women track their menstrual cycles so that they know when they are ovulating. This enables women to understand their fertility and know whi...
The Immune System and Your Cycle

The Immune System and Your Cycle

The Immune System and Your Cycle  During your menstrual cycle, hormones fluctuate. While most of us are aware that these fluctuating hormones impact ovulation, endometrial growth, and your period; it is less commonly known that they also have impacts on your immune system to ensure that fertili...
The Taboo of Menstruation

The Taboo of Menstruation

Taboos about periods have been a part of period culture for way too long, and I think it is about time we break these down.  The creation of menstrual taboos took place independently and repeatedly across different peoples and geographies. So it was not just one person one time somewhere in the ...
Tips for Exercising on Your Menstrual Cycle

Tips for Exercising on Your Menstrual Cycle

Exercise? On my period? That is likely the last thought that comes to your mind when feeling bloated and crampy. Decreasing hormones cause lack of motivation and fatigue. It’s a new year! Change your outlook and consider the benefits of exercising on your period. Exercise has multiple benefits re...
Understanding and Preventing Toxic Shock Syndrome

Understanding and Preventing Toxic Shock Syndrome

You may have heard about toxic shock syndrome, but how much do you really know? For some, their knowledge may only be to the extent of, “Don’t keep your tampon in for too long”. For others, they may know more!  But what is toxic shock syndrome? How do you get it, and how can you prevent it? To...
Common Questions About Your First Period

Common Questions About Your First Period

Why do we get periods? Menstruation occurs monthly in women when our ovaries release an egg that travels to our uterus, and if it is not fertilized by sperm, our uterus sheds the lining that a fertilized egg would have begun to develop in. It is a cyclic release of hormones, estrogen and progeste...