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  • 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.

    Taking Exams During Your Menstruation

    Taking Exams During Your Menstruation

    by Cindy0

  • 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.

    A History of the Baby Incubator

    A History of the Baby Incubator

    by Cristina11

  • While there are women who are fine with taking contraceptives, others prefer natural solutions for shortening their periods.

    How to Shorten Your Period

    How to Shorten Your Period

    by Sree Lakshmi0

  • I was told I had an empty gestational sac and advised to have a D&C. I turned down this procedure multiple times until finally, at nine weeks, we saw my baby on the ultrasound.

    When a Blighted Ovum Is Not a Blighted Ovum

    When a Blighted Ovum Is Not a Blighted Ovum

    by Kay1434

  • 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.

    My Experience Becoming an Egg Donor

    My Experience Becoming an Egg Donor

    by Mary Wickison10

  • 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.

    Will Endometriosis Ever Go Away?

    Will Endometriosis Ever Go Away?

    by Kymberly Fergusson17

  • Having researched extensively to try to help my partner with endometriosis I'm here to share what I have learnt.

    Endometriosis and Diet

    Endometriosis and Diet

    by Mark Morton0

  • There are many causes for itchy bumps on the vagina. The fear of STDs is understandable, but quite often there is another explanation for these symptoms. Read on for help diagnosing your symptoms.

    Causes and Cures for Itchy Vaginal Bumps

    Causes and Cures for Itchy Vaginal Bumps

    by Rachael M Ryhn264

  • My PMDD (pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder) was debilitating. After making some changes to my lifestyle, my symptoms have reduced dramatically. Here's what I did to ease my symptoms.

    How I Dealt With PMDD Naturally

    How I Dealt With PMDD Naturally

    by violet-femme141

  • Nausea is one symptom of perimenopause, the beginning phase of menopause. Here are some ways to relieve perimenopausal nausea and feel better.

    Perimenopause and Nausea

    Perimenopause and Nausea

    by Annette R. Smith10

  • 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.

    Pros, Cons, and Facts About Water Birth

    Pros, Cons, and Facts About Water Birth

    by akanga110

  • 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.

    Touch Those Boobs for Healthy Breasts

    Touch Those Boobs for Healthy Breasts

    by Stacie Naczelnik22

  • 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.

    A Calming Mindfulness Exercise for PMDD

    A Calming Mindfulness Exercise for PMDD

    by violet-femme1

  • For some women, perimenopause and lactose intolerance go hand-in-hand. Learn what causes lactose intolerance and how to reduce the symptoms.

    Perimenopause and Lactose Intolerance

    Perimenopause and Lactose Intolerance

    by Annette R. Smith2

  • 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.

    An Alternative to Multiple Cesarian Sections

    An Alternative to Multiple Cesarian Sections

    by Jamie Lee Hamann0

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