Periods are often perceived to be something only females experience but not everyone who has a period is female (and not all females have periods) and Rain Dove, whose preferred pronoun is ‘they’, illustrates this perfectly via their now infamous Instagram post.
Join us this Pride Month in changing the conversation.
A menstrual cycle is, by definition, an ovulatory cycle in which ovulation is the main event and progesterone is made.
Any other kind of bleed is either the breakthrough bleed of an anovulatory cycle or a pill-bleed, which are not real menstrual cycles.
Do women need periods? Guest blog for The Hello Cup by Lara Briden, period revolutionary, naturopathic doctor and author.
Let's take a look at a natural period, vs a bleed on hormonal birth control. How are they different? Do we need a period at all?
Your period is so much more than a monthly bleed; it is giving you valuable information about your health.
The color, consistency, pain, length & emotions that arise are all indicators of your hormonal balance.
Know your period - and identify the difference between common & normal.
Hello Cup Co-Founder, Robyn, recently wrote a feature for Woman Mag NZ about the stigma that still exists when it comes to 'period chat' and the need to break the cycle of period shame - one menstrual cup at a time.
Take a read of her article here.