Do you know your hCG numbers at 16 days past ovulation (DPO)? In this article, I discuss a study that examines the relationship between hCG numbers and pregnancy viability.
While there are women who are fine with taking contraceptives, others prefer natural solutions for shortening their periods.
At nearly 17 weeks into my pregnancy, I developed the most painful earache. This is what I learned about symptoms, remedies, and medications for earache during pregnancy.
The worst thing about having uterine fibroids is the emotional toll experienced every month. Read about my experience dealing with these conditions. Women, know that you are not alone!
Sometimes, the vagina gets a bad name. This article sets the record straight with facts about the inherent beauty of this part of the female anatomy.
When a women misses her period, pregnancy should be ruled out. This should be followed by investigating the many other potential causes, all discussed here.
This article discusses VBAC and the NIH (National Institute of Health) consensus as of March 2010. Women should be able to make informed decisions concerning their childbirth experience.
Thinking of making the switch to a menstrual cup? You'll be glad you did! It's healthier, more comfortable, and you'll save both your money and the environment!
A personal review from long-term use of the LadyCare magnet for the relief of cramping and menopausal symptoms.
Up to 1/3 of women bleed at some point during their pregnancy. Many of those women go on to successfully carry their pregnancies to term.
Having researched extensively to try to help my partner with endometriosis I'm here to share what I have learnt.
Want to know how in vitro fertilization works? Read on for my detailed, personal experience of the IVF procedure.
As a current Diva Cup user, I just wanted to pass on some information about the product to other ladies who have been thinking about giving the Diva Cup a try!
Endometriosis can ruin the quality of life of any woman who suffers from it. However, making changes in the diet may prove to alleviate the symptoms.
For some women, perimenopause and lactose intolerance go hand-in-hand. Learn what causes lactose intolerance and how to reduce the symptoms.
Experiencing blood clots during menstruation is not uncommon. However, there are a few warning signs that you should watch for. Learn about what causes them and how they can be treated.
Taking a test during your menstruation isn't fun. However, it's unavoidable for many girls and women in high school and college. It's important to prepare for both the test and the icky part.
I used to experience debilitating PMDD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder). This is a simple mindfulness exercise that helps me feel more calm and stable each month. I hope it helps you, too.
Endometriosis doesn't go away. In fact, if you ignore this condition, it will continue to grow and can seriously damage multiple organs in the abdominal cavity.
Though I initially had no interest whatsoever in trying cloth pads; Party in My Pants pads changed my mind. After trying these, I will never go back to disposable menstrual products.
Many women suffer from recurring yeast infections that can be avoided by following a few simple rules. Try these home remedies for yeast infections and get amazing results.
Love your Diva Cup, or other silicone menstrual cup, but can't stand the sight of the stains? Is boiling not working? I have the solution for you—and you're going to be amazed.
The subject of how to avoid pregnancy has many myths attached to it, so if you don't want to get pregnant, here are the things you need to know. Let's dispel those myths right now.
Whether donating your eggs for money or out of a sense of compassion for childless couples, there are many things to consider before making this decision. Here's why I chose to donate my eggs.
Scientific research has proven that sexual partners who practice oral sex have higher risks bacterial vaginosis.
The Mirena IUD promises to prevent pregnancy for five years. But what about the side effects that thousands of women experience every year? This article is based on my experience and research.
The key to surviving breast cancer is early detection and treatment. By giving yourself a breast exam each month, you will notice if there are any changes in your breasts.
If you suffer from severe period cramps, you need to read this article and see a doctor. Find out what may be causing the pain.
Also called an isolette, an incubator is basically a clear plastic box. For a premature baby, this box is the next best thing to being inside its mothers belly.
Many women are worried unnecessarily when their hCG levels do not double within 48 hours. Here are four sources demonstrating that hCG levels can rise more slowly—and still be within the normal range.
Folic acid has long been recommended before and during pregnancy to prevent neural tube and birth defects. However, new research shows supplementing with folate is a safer option for moms and babies.
Dealing with a late or missed period and positive you're not pregnant? You're not alone! Read on for clues to why your period is MIA and that pregnancy test is a BFN.
Like all popular subjects, the web is awash with information on the subject of water birth. As might be expected, however, a lot of this information is promotional rather than factual.
Nausea is one symptom of perimenopause, the beginning phase of menopause. Here are some ways to relieve perimenopausal nausea and feel better.
HELLP syndrome is a life-threatening condition affecting pregnant women. It stands for Hemolysis, Elevated Liver Enzymes, and Low Platelet Count. This article discusses causes, signs, and symptoms.