How to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections Naturally

About 20% of women will suffer from a urinary tract infections (UTIs) at least once in their lifetime and 20% will experience reoccurring infections. Being that one of those lucky few women is my mother (and we have a very open relationship), I have become more than sympathetic to the condition. UTIs are just one […]

7 Valentine’s Day Activities Celebrating Period Sex and Your Body

However you decide to celebrate Valentine’s Day, and regardless of whether you’re in a relationship, be sure to take some quality time to celebrate yourself and your body. If you’re one of the thousands whom Aunt Flo will be visiting during this merry little holiday, don’t fear or let the thought of period sex scare […]

5 Girl Empowerment Gifts for the Holidays

Whether you need a holiday gift for your niece or a birthday gift for someone’s daughter, we’re encouraging you to think outside the box and give girl empowerment gifts. Gifts like makeup, clothes, and toys that are traditionally targeted towards girls are largely static in value — they don’t give back more past the face […]

3 November 2017 Feminist Events to Be Thankful For

This Thanksgiving month were giving thanks to all that’s transpired in the past year to propel the menstrual movement upwards and onwards. To show our thanks, we’re participating in and contributing to THREE November 2017 feminist events that are truly taking #FeminineToTheMax when it comes to spreading the message about menstrual health and equity. Yes, […]

Women’s Health Wearables and Tech that Help with Periods and Pregnancy

It’s no longer enough to track your run or even your heartbeat while you run; what’s monitoring your baby’s heartbeat when you run? Women’s health wearables and tech apps have moved way beyond fitness to focus on pertinent issues like reproductive health, from tracking periods to planning pregnancies, mental health through the monitoring of stress, […]

An Ode to (+ The Benefits of) Body Hair

Hair, body hair everywhere, and a big bush especially there; A thousand come to one’s funeral when murder we dare. While we want luscious locks and a head thick of hair, It soon thins and we’re left dealing with those that make others stare. Can one count the hours spent waxing, tweezing, or shaving? Image […]

5 Signs of Hormonal Imbalance

As an almost-30 year old woman who takes medication for hypothyroidism, poly-cystic ovarian syndrome, depression, hormonal imbalance and insulin regulation, I can tell you that a healthy endocrine system is the key to figuring out your overall health. From websites like WedMD to health apps prescribed by doctors (even period-tracking apps), the resources available to […]

Five Sleep Health Benefits for Women and Menstruation

We don’t have to tell you why sleep is important, but we can tell you that you’re not the only one losing sleep during that time of the month. The National Sleep Foundation found that 23% of women report disrupted sleep in the week before their periods and a full 30% report disrupted sleep during periods. Why? It’s […]

Why Swimming on Your Period in the Pool is Totally OK

Have you ever been stuck at home and bummed on a beautiful summer day because all of your friends are out at the pool swimming and having fun? Is it because you’re on your period and you don’t feel comfortable getting in the water? Don’t worry! We’ve got some tips to help you feel a […]

5 Puberty Conversations Every Girl Should Have with Her Father

No doubt, there are some puberty conversations we never want to have with our parents, much less our fathers (especially as young girls). The idea of talking to Dad about sex and boobs can make you want to squeal, but the influence you have as a daughter over his thinking and behavior, is enormous. And, […]