vaginas & periods

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Period Products: What Are the Options and Where to Start?

There are so many period products to choose from, the options may feel overwhelming. Here’s a snapshot of just some of the period products you can find on your local drug store shelf.
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How To Put On And Take Off A Pad

Follow these steps to ensure that your pad is properly placed:
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How To Put In and Remove A Tampon

For starters, if the idea of reading this answer freaks you out, you aren’t ready for tampons yet! If you are ready, follow these steps (which are conveniently listed in the pamphlet inserted into every single box of tampons you will ever buy - just in case you need a reminder):
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What’s Up With My Period: The Reason(s) Your Period Is Irregular

In many cultures, a girl’s first period is seen as a right of passage. Here’s another rite of passage that’s much less talked about: irregular period timing.
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Not So Sneak Attack: Tracking Your Period

Nobody likes a sneak attack from their period, even if they’ve had it for years. 

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Taking Charge of Discharge

Ever wonder why your underpants feel a little damp and then, when you look, there’s a mark that looks just a little too much like the mucus from a runny nose?
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What To Do: Yeast Infections

Yeast infections aren’t fun to have, but they are treatable and fairly common. Let’s break down what exactly a yeast infection is and how you can get rid of one.
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Hormones: What Are They And What Is Their Impact?

Hormones are natural chemicals produced by the small glands scattered around your body, but they travel to other organs to do their job.
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How To Remove Unwanted Hair… Down There

Whether or not you choose to remove your body hair is a personal choice, but if you do decide to remove hair from down there, we have some tips to make sure it is done safely.
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What To Do: UTI's

UTI’s aren’t exactly fun, but they are fairly common and completely treatable. Let’s break down what exactly a UTI is and how you can get rid of one.