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  • Let’s Talk About Endometriosis

    Let’s Talk About Endometriosis

    Around 176 million women have been estimated to suffer from endometriosis, globally. Endometriosis is a condition that usually effects menstruators in their 30s and 40s. It is known to be a leading cause of infertility, due to its effect on reproductive health. Endometriosis is a condition where the tissue from the uterus is found outside the uterus – but unlike the uterus’ tissue that...
  • Symptoms of PCOS

    Symptoms of PCOS

    PCOS is the most common hormonal disorder in women, which can take place from when a woman gets her first period, till they reach menopause. There is typically an imbalance of 2 hormones when a woman is diagnosed with PCOS: androgens and insulin.There could be many causes of PCOS, a common cause is genetics. Managing our period cycle is already a challenge – easier...
  • Busting Period Myths

    Busting Period Myths

    Growing up, we have often heard some strange myths surrounding our period. Most are culturally connected; hence collectively we may not even question them – but at some point, we do ask, are these myths true or not? Here are some very common myths we have heard at least once in our lives, about our menstrual cycles: 1. To exercise or not? With years...
  • Know about Menstrual Hygiene Management

    Know about Menstrual Hygiene Management

    Do you ever sit and ponder upon the little luxuries you enjoy when managing your period every month; access to clean water, soap, toilet paper, even pads? Because, according to research conducted by World Bank Group (WBG), at least 500 million women and girls around the world don’t. In fact, they lack some of the most basic facilities required for menstrual hygiene management (MHM)....
  • How to pick a pad?

    How to pick a pad?

    What exactly do you look for in your pad? Perhaps, the more important question is: do you look for anything at all? Or do you just step inside a store, grab a brown paper bag, quickly stuff the nearest packet of pads and dash out the store. If you do that, it’s understandable. You don’t want people staring. But do you ever stop to...
  • First Period Talk With Your Daughter

    First Period Talk With Your Daughter

    There comes a time in every mother’s life when her little girl walks through the door of womanhood. What follows then is a dilemma: should you hold her hand during this phase or should you let her fall flat and figure it out for herself? Most mothers choose the second option; through no fault of their own though. It’s what generations before them did...
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