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Reproductive Health

How to clean your vagina and vulva

In this article, we’re going to tackle a common personal hygiene question: how to clean your vagina and vulva. Before we dive into different methods and dispel some common myths about cleaning the vagina and vulva, let’s go over the difference between the vagina and the vulva.

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Reproductive Health

How to do a breast self-exam

Regular breast self-exams are something we should feel comfortable and confident doing and are part of a healthy routine. Check out our guide to learn this two-step method that can help you do a thorough breast self-exam at home. These breast self-examination steps, in combination with other screening methods, can increase the odds of early detection but should not replace a professional diagnosis. So, if you're concerned about changes in your breasts, we recommend you consult your doctor or gynecologist as soon as you spot anything out of the ordinary.

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Reproductive Health

Labia: 9 types of vagina shapes, colors, and sizes

To this day, much of female genitalia is still stigmatized and misunderstood. Most people know what a vagina is, but these tucked-away parts of our bodies are so much more complex and unique than most of us realize. For example, did you know that there are two types of labia that are part of the external female genitalia, aka the vulva? Today, we're going to shine the spotlight on the two types of labia and showcase their practicality and uniqueness. So, let's take a look at labia size, shape, and function.

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Sperm production: Where is sperm produced?

Ever wondered where sperm comes from and how it’s produced? In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at these swift swimmers and follow the sperm lifecycle from its production in the testicles to how long it can live after ejaculation. We’ll also look at how to improve sperm quality and the important role this plays in male fertility. Read on to learn more.

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Reproductive Health

Acne during ovulation? Why it happens & how to fix it

Have you ever wondered why your skin flares up at a certain time of the month? It turns out that acne is closely linked with hormonal changes. Shifts in hormone levels during the menstrual cycle can cause acne breakouts during ovulation or around our period. In this article, we’ll cover what role our hormones play when it comes to acne, we’ll look at some medical and natural treatment options, and cover some tips on how to take care of your skin during your menstrual cycle.

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