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The Ins and Outs of Birth Control and Everything Your School Should Have Taught You

Originally Published July 21 on thechilltimes | By Raven Ishak Last week, women across the web expressed their frustrations and concerns over the comments that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh made during his confirmation hearing. His conservative perception of contraceptives, especially women’s birth control, sparked outrage as he claimed that some forms of birth control […]

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7 Subtle Signs Of Endometriosis Doctors Want You To Know About

Originally Published Oct 26 2018 on bustle | By NATALIA LUSINSKI Endometriosis is a painful disorder that you may hear about, but not know much about. It occurs when tissue that lines the uterus grows outside of the uterus. Though certain symptoms, such as extremely painful menstrual cramps, can be common signs of endometriosis, there are also more subtle […]

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Yeast Infections—Why Do They Happen and What Can You Do to Prevent Them?

Originally Published July 21 on greatist | BY A. ROCHAUN MEADOWS-FERNANDEZ Yeast infections are just the worst, right? They end up producing a bunch of profoundly unfun symptoms, and of course, they’re extremely common. But by knowing which kind of behaviors put you at additional risk, you can diminish your chances of being super uncomfortable (and wrecking […]

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9 Surprising Things Making Your PMS Worse

Originally Published Oct 05, 2018 on shape | By Rachael Schultz The vast majority of women already know: PMS sucks. During the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle (that’s the second half, between ovulation and your period), 75 percent of women experience physical issues—cramping, bloating, backaches, headaches, weight gain, breast tenderness, sleeping issues, digestive issues—as well as emotional problems, […]

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Breastfeeding 101: What Every Nursing Parent Needs to Know

Originally Published Feb 06, 2019 on sheknows | By Claire Gillespie Breastfeeding may be one of the most natural things in the world, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy, particularly in the early days. That’s why taking the time to do your research — and, say, give yourself a sort of Breastfeeding 101 crash course before you even […]

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