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Period Pains

Periods can be painful, inconvenient, and downright messy. Whether you think menstruation is a miracle or a monthly headache, there is lots to be learned when it comes to understanding our periods.

Period & Bleeding

11 Signs your period is coming

There are many physical and emotional changes that can signal that your period is on the way, including tender breasts, mood changes, and tiredness. While we all experience symptoms differently, most women start to notice these symptoms between one and two weeks before they get their period. In this article, we’re going to take a look at some more signs your period may be on its way and what to look out for.

11 min read

Reproductive Health

What is PMDD? Severe PMS Explained

PMDD stands for premenstrual dysphoric disorder and is a form of severe PMS (premenstrual syndrome). It usually occurs one to two weeks before your period and can have significant effects on you both physically and emotionally. In this post, we’re going to cover the common symptoms of PMDD, the causes of PMDD, potential treatments, plus how you can look after yourself on your own PMDD journey.

4 min read

Period & Bleeding

5 Ways to Prepare for Your Period

This Menstrual Hygiene Day, we’ve teamed up with our partners at Callaly to put together a handy guide on how you can prepare for your period. Whether you’re a seasoned Cycler, or are just looking to learn a little more about the timing of your menstruation, check out our period hacks and find out how you can prepare to have the most comfortable period possible.

5 min read

Period & Bleeding

What Causes Period Cramps?

We all have different experiences of period cramps. While some women are as regular as clockwork and can predict their cramps right down to the day, others might be lucky enough to rarely or never experience the pain of period cramps. They are something many of us expect and plan for, like the menstrual bleeding itself, but we rarely have time to stop and think: what actually causes period cramps and why are they a necessary, if painful, part of our cycle?

3 min read

Period & Bleeding

Why is My Period Late?

There are a few things that can cause a late period. Pregnancy is one of these, but it is by no means the only thing that can affect your cycle. In this post, we’ll breakdown the common reasons for late periods, from stress to weight loss and more. Read on to find out how your cycle might be affected and how tracking ovulation can teach us all more about our bodies.

6 min read

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