This is a question that many women are embarrassed to admit they don’t know the answer to. There are some women that claim to have had their period whilst being pregnant however, there is no way that this is possible. Rather, these women most likely experienced intermittent vaginal bleeding (spotting) during early pregnancy which is usually a light pink or dark brown colour.
For many women, it is normal to have an irregular cycle where a period may last longer than another or you may bleed more. However, menorrhagia differs from these smaller irregularities. Menorrhagia is a condition where women consistently experience abnormally long and heavy menstrual flows that can affect their ability to complete daily activities.
For many women, a typical week on your period can be both emotional and stressful combined with feelings of pain and fatigue. For these reasons, it’s a good idea to have a period survival kit so that if your period comes at that inconvenient time, you’re ready! We have gathered a list below of some of the must haves to help you get through the menstrual phase of your cycle!
Motherhood is a beautiful and scary thing. Whatever you’re going through you are not alone and there are tons of people and resources out there to help you! Never be afraid to ask for help, parenting is like learning a language, it takes a while to fully understand and perfect! The postpartum stage of childbirth is difficult for everyone but the little rewards we get from our babies make it all worth it.
Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is a condition found in women that occurs when there is an overgrowth of bacteria in the vagina. The Centres of Disease Control and Prevention defines BV as the “result of an imbalance of ‘good’ and ‘harmful’ bacteria in your vagina.” This condition upsets the natural balance of your vagina which can cause inflammation and discomfort.
Can I get pregnant whilst on my period? Why do I spend more money on my period? How much blood do I lose on my period? Is period syncing a real thing? We tackle these questions and more in this month's blog!
Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are chemicals that disrupt or damage your body’s hormone-making organs and processes. This occurs when a chemical mimics a particular hormone, which prevents your body from using or absorbing a particular hormone. This process interferes with the way your hormones talk to each other or hijacks your hormone-producing organs.