Periods and sex can feel shameful and confusing, but they're completely natural parts of growing up. To set the record straight, here are some common myths debunked.
Thinx, one of the most popular menstrual hygiene brands, has gotten into some recent legal trouble over their popular period underwear. Here’s a rundown on everything you need to know.
The type of underwear you choose can actually impact the health of your vulva. Female anatomy is super sensitive and certain materials can make you more susceptible to infections or irritation.
Periods have been around for millions of years, but it’s still sometimes hard to know which facts are true and which are false. Here are some common menstrual myths busted.
An intrauterine device, usually called an IUD, is a form of contraception that is placed in the uterus. IUDs act as physical obstructions, making the implantation of a fertilized egg more difficult.
A menstrual cup is a reusable period product that catches blood and the uterine lining as it is being shed. Here’s everything you need to know about using one.
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.
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.
Gynecologists are doctors who specialize in the female reproductive organs. They’re often called OB/GYNs, short for obstetrician/gynecologist, or referred to as a “gyno.”
Cramps happen when the uterus sheds its lining - the muscular walls of the uterus contract, and for some people that feels uncomfortable. Here are some ways you can alleviate your cramps.