What is Cervical Mucus?

Ever wondered, 'what is cervical mucus'? Also known as cervical fluid or discharge, cervical mucus is a substance which forms in the cervix and is discharged through the vagina. Read on to find out about what causes cervical mucus, the stages of cervical mucus, fertility tracking and more.

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What is the Menstrual Cycle?

Knowing your menstrual cycle is a great way to get to know your body, whether you consider yourself well-informed, or are just starting out on a journey to better understand your cycle. Read ‘What is the Menstrual Cycle?’ to discover the different phases, the hormones involved and how tracking your cycle can help you plan or prevent a pregnancy.

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The Thick of it: Period Clotting Explained

Whether you have a heavy flow, a low flow, or no flow, we all have a different experience when it comes to our periods. We’re here to unpack the reasons behind period clotting and the importance of opening up the conversation about periods more generally.

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Hormones 101: What is Progesterone?

Understand the role sex hormones play in the menstrual cycle with our quick guide to hormones. Here at Natural Cycles, we aim to break down the science of reproductive health and answer questions like ‘how do hormones work?’, 'what is progesterone?’ and much more.

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Hormones 101: What is Estrogen?

Our bodies are complicated, but learning about them doesn’t have to be. Discover the role of hormones in the menstrual cycle, as we answer questions like ‘what is estrogen?’, ‘what is estrogen dominance?’ and more. But first, let’s start at the beginning and kick off with the basics.

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