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The Body Experts: Why Do I Have Period Clots?

Seeing period clots can be alarming, but just like how our bodies and minds are totally unique, periods will differ from woman...

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What’s The Best Way To Track My Period?

How much attention do you give your period? Do you know exactly when it’s due and how long it will last for,...

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These Historical Women Weren’t Afraid To Talk Periods

It’s news to no-one that periods, even today, are kind of taboo. Most women bleed from their vaginas every month and apparently...

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Stress Can Stop Your Periods – Here’s How!

Did you know that stress is one of the major reasons behind missing periods? Stress can cause many physical effects such as headaches,...

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Why Do My Boobs Become Sore Before My Period?

If it’s not enough that we bleed and have cramps each month, some of us also experience painful breasts during our period....

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This Book Unpacks The Realities Of Period Poverty

“We have to struggle to hide it, worry about being exposed, and feel ashamed when it happens. It prevents us from demanding...

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How Meghan Markle Is Changing The Convo Around Periods

From the minute Royal wedding fever took hold, we were feeling the feminist influence of Meghan Markle. The authentic romance, progressive ceremony,...

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What Does The Colour Of My Period Blood Mean?

Ever noticed the colour of your blood changes throughout your period? Like, the super-vibrant red of a cherry one day, then the...

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The Body Experts: What You NTK About Menstrual Migraines

Is a cracking headache one of your standard PMS symptoms, or do you ever feel like your head is going to explode when...

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The Body Experts: Can I Get Pregnant On My Period?

The pill, the implant, condoms, or even a period app – whatever way you choose to manage your contraception, preventing pregnancy is...

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Let’s Get Over Being Ashamed Of Our Vaginas, Shall We?

The idea for Dr Nina Brochmann and Ellen Stokken Dahl’s book, The Wonder Down Under, was inspired by the (limited) way we...

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The Body Experts: The Facts On Thyroids And Periods

If your periods are irregular, heavy or missing altogether, there’s a chance you could have a problem with your thyroid. The thyroid is...

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Meet The Women Fighting To End FGM

FGM – recognised in full as Female Genital Mutilation – is defined by the World Health Organisation as “all procedures that involve...

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The Body Experts: What’s The Deal With PMDD?

Periods can be a hassle for sure, but for most of us they come and go each month without too much drama....

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Real Talk: Heavy Periods Didn’t Stop Me Running A Marathon

“I first started running when I was about eight years old. My dad used to run half marathons and on a Sunday...

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When It Comes To Your Period, How Heavy Is Heavy?

It’s always worth noting how wonderfully unique women’s bodies are. Our boobs come in different sizes, our vaginas are totally individual, and...

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The Signs And Symptoms Of Endometriosis

Most of us experience some level of discomfort during our periods, but for some women painful periods may actually turn out to...

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How To Spot The Early Signs Of Ovarian Cancer

March is the start of spring, where we all look to step out of the cold, blustery weather into sunnier climes (and stuff...

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Could Your Period Be Making Your Allergies Worse?

Sneezing, sore eyes, runny nose, a tight throat, itchy skin…being allergic to something really is no fun at all and as UK...

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Period Talk: Kenny, Trans Model

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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We Talk #PressForProgress For International Women’s Day

Could we be any more excited about International Women’s Day? Dedicating a day to celebrate women and focus on what we’ve achieved...

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The Body Experts: Get To Know Your Gut

Sure, it’s not the most exciting bit of our body to take care of, but looking after our digestive system and keeping...

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Period Yoga – The Ultimate Yoga Poses To Help Your Periods

Exercise might be the last thing on your mind when you’ve got your period, but some gentle yoga will relieve your aches...

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We Meet Activist Amika George To Talk #FreePeriods

Food or sanitary products? No really, food or sanitary products? The decision feels like a straightforward one, especially when your handbag is...

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The Period Situs We’re Not Even Sorry For

A period doesn’t just bring blood, along with a flow comes fluctuating moods, a whole load of pad or tampon admin and...

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Pink Parcel Period Talk: Emma, Education Assistant

Wouldn’t it be easier if we were all more open about the perfectly normal bodily function we experience each month? We think...

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Pink Parcel Launches Fashion Line To Fight Period Shame

We’re super excited to announce that Pink Parcel is launching its very own fashion line to challenge period shame! Teaming up with...

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Periods: What To Expect In Your 20s, 30s & 40s

Just as our skin, hair and body shape can change in our 20s, 30s and 40s, it should be no surprise that...

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The Body Experts: Facts To Know About Your Period Flow

Without stating the obvious, a period is the most visible, outward sign of a functioning menstrual cycle (like, duh). But along with...

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Surprising Things That Happen During Your Menstrual Cycle

When it comes to our periods, tummy cramps, tender boobs and a teary mood are things we expect as standard. But did...

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#TabooTuesday: How Can PCOS Affect My Fertility?

Whether you’re wanting a baby now, sometime soon or indeed *ever*, it goes without saying that fertility is an important part of...

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Period Sex: Are You Up For It?

It’s your time of the month and you’re veering from lying on your bed with a hot water bottle to being, let’s...

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Period Pop Is A Thing Now

Periods. Half the world’s population has them once a month and yet mentions of them are noticeably absent from music, film and...

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