Health & Body

Breastfeeding And Your Cycle

Most people know that women don’t menstruate during pregnancy (I mean TV loves to do the whole “late period” thing to hint that a character is pregnant so we should really all know this by now). But what about after pregnancy? [...]

Stop Telling Women Their Bodies Don’t Work

I remember when I first heard of “natural” birth control in high school. See, I went to an all-girls Catholic high school where sex ed consisted of years of religion classes which taught me that premarital sex makes you impure, and that contraception and abortion are evil. [...]

Back To The Basics: What Is A Menstrual Cycle?

Many of us took a class back in grade school where we learned the correct anatomical names of our reproductive organs, squirmed in our seats as the teacher held up colorful diagrams of a flaccid penis and tried not to laugh when we were lectured to about the changes that occur during the menstrual cycle. [...]
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