Category: Women’s Health

5 Advances in Women’s Health We’re Grateful for in 2018

Lately, we've heard a lot of negative news about women's health care in the United States. We know that it can be difficult to hold on to hope in today's world. So we'd like to share a few of our favorite things that have happened in women's health care this year. What We are Thankful for in... read more

Why is my Period Late?

Anxious about a missed or late period? Don’t panic. There are plenty of normal reasons for a late period that have nothing to do with being pregnant. And even if you’ve had a negative pregnancy test, you may still be wondering, “Why is my period late?” Consider this: Did you know that... read more

Why is the menstrual cycle important?

Did you know that you can think of the menstrual cycle as one of the body’s vital signs? (The four primary, and more commonly known vital signs are body temperature, blood pressure, heart rate and respiratory rate.) Why call the menstrual cycle a vital sign? Ovulation—the release of an egg... read more

Reproductive Health: 7 Reasons to Try FEMM

One of the strategies I have found most useful in caring for my health is charting my cycle. I have been charting my cycle—using one method or another—for 6 years. Pure curiosity is what initially drew me to this health strategy. I was struck that my body reveals so much to me if I pay attention... read more