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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What is Ovulation, And When Will I Ovulate?

Understanding female health is at the core of what we do here at Natural Cycles. So naturally, we know quite a bit about ovulation and its role in fertility. Get ready to learn “what is ovulation?” and more about your body as we take a look at this important phase in the menstrual cycle and where it fits into the larger picture of planning or preventing pregnancy.

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BBT Explained: What Is Basal Body Temperature?

You might have heard about BBT or basal body temperature, but what do these terms actually mean? And, more importantly, why do they matter? Here at Natural Cycles, we’re on a mission to break down the language of science so every woman can understand her body a little better. So what is basal body temperature? Read on to find out….

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Can I Get Pregnant On My Period?

Period sex can be a divisive matter. For some people it’s a regular part of their sex lives, for others it’s a messy no, no. Whatever your stance on the matter, here at Natural Cycles, we’re all about clearing up the myths and misconceptions about reproductive health, so we’re on hand to answer one simple question: ‘can I get pregnant on my period?’

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