Sex & Periods

How To Stop Postpartum Bleeding, Faster

After birth, most women bleed for between 1-6 weeks. This bleeding¬†is called lochia and is a combination of blood, uterine tissue and bacteria. The point of placental implantation will heal and then come away from the uterine wall – this…

Can You Masturbate Postpartum (After Birth)?

With most couples generally engaging in sexual intercourse 1-3 times per week, the changes in sexuality after baby is born can be a shock for both partners. Although sex should be avoided during the postpartum period, most women don’t want…

3 Ways To Remove a Menstrual Cup – Push, Ring Pull, Pinch

Menstrual cups are safer and healthier than tampons, not to mention much cheaper over time. However they can take a little bit of practice to get used to, whether you’re inserting or removing them. Here are some tips on getting…

Can You Use Tampons or Menstrual Cups After a CSection or Vaginal Birth

During the 9-10¬†months of a normal pregnancy, women do not experienced monthly cycles (although you can read about the fake periods that some women experience.) Following birth, most women experience bleeding that can continue for 1-6 weeks. This is known…

8 Reasons I Don’t Like The Lily Menstrual Cup

I love menstrual cups. I recently bought my third and I’m preparing to buy my fourth. However my third – the Lily Cup – is one of the only ones I’ve ever purchased that I never plan to use again.…

Why Can’t My Doctor Find My Cervix?

During routine cervical exams, a medical care provider may check your cervix for a range of reasons – pap smear, to check for dilation or if you’re experiencing unexplained bleeding or pain. Note: Pap smears should not be done during…