I got a severe rash that limited my activities when using a sanitary napkin. I was looking into other options when I heard many women complaining about the same issue. So I finally took that step towards a more economically viable and healthier alternative—period cups.
2020 is a year of change for me, and one big change that I made this month is switching from disposable feminine hygiene products to cloth pads. The difference is truly life-changing.
Infertility has a way of throwing some major curve balls in your life. My journey of having "female" issues started as soon as I started having my menstrual cycles and continued for years! Being determined and advocating for yourself are keys to surviving these hardships.
Menopause on its own is bad enough. Add on a chronic illness—in my case, Graves' disease—and it can be a lot more difficult to handle. Learn about how I got through it while maintaining my sanity.
Some information about the D&C operation that you might need to have after a miscarriage.
Pelvic floor disorder is barely talked about but affects 1 in 4 American women. Learn the definition, the causes, and the treatment options.
Menstrual cups make that time of the month much more tolerable. Once you try the cup, you will never go back to tampons!
What is IVF all about and how exactly is the procedure conducted? To find out more, read this step by step guide on the IVF procedure based on real personal experience.
Though I initially had no interest whatsoever in trying cloth pads; Party in My Pants pads changed my mind. After trying these, I will never go back to disposable menstrual products.
TENS Units are a great pill-free way of managing menstrual pain. In this review, I compare Livia - "The Off Switch for Menstrual Pain" and the AccuRelief Mini TENS System.
Breast tenderness during your period can be unbearable. Learn why it happens and what you can do to feel better.
This article discusses VBAC and the NIH (National Institute of Health) consensus as of March 2010. Women should be able to make informed decisions concerning their childbirth experience.
So, what was it like going to Thailand to have sex reassignment surgery? Here is my experience, in a nutshell.
The Mirena IUD promises to prevent pregnancy for five years. But what about the side effects that thousands of women experience every year? This article is based on my experience and research.
Love your Diva Cup, or other silicone menstrual cup, but can't stand the sight of the stains? Is boiling not working? I have the solution for you—and you're going to be amazed.
The worst thing about having uterine fibroids is the emotional toll experienced every month. Read about my experience dealing with these conditions. Women, know that you are not alone!
Did you know that there are certain things men should and shouldn't do when trying for a baby? Here, I discuss the information I've found out about improving sperm quality.
At nearly 17 weeks into my pregnancy, I developed the most painful earache. This is what I learned about symptoms, remedies, and medications for earache during pregnancy.
How to prevent, manage, and treat cystitis, urinary bladder inflammation, and urinary tract infection (UTI). The author shares what she's learned from personal experience.
This article is designed for the transsexual who is looking to get on hormone replacement therapy relatively quickly and easily. I discuss a number of systems which may be available to use in your community.
I was told I had an empty gestational sac and advised to have a D&C. I turned down this procedure multiple times until finally, at nine weeks, we saw my baby on the ultrasound.