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Can Menstrual Products Mess with Your Birth Control?

By Claire Tighe. Ever since I got my IUD last year, I’ve been pretty much in love, especially when my period comes around. Yes, I just said that. Getting to use my DivaCup with my ParaGard IUD is p…

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How I Approached ‘The (Sex) Talk’ With My Daughter

A few weeks ago, I did it.  I had The Talk with my 10-year-old daughter.  I'd been semi-anxious about this for the past few years, unsure as to when the best time would be to have the puberty talk, th…

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Getting Pregnant (Or Avoiding It)

Pregnancy is what happens when a guy’s sperm meets up with a woman’s egg and the fertilized egg sticks to the lining of the woman's uterus. So any type of sex where semen gets inside the vagina could…

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Homeopathy for the Hormonal Problems of Women

by Deborah Olenev C.C.H., RSHom (NA), Contributor to Homeopathy on Allthingshealing.com People often ask me if homeopathy can do anything for hormonal problems, and I have to tell them, “Yes, indee…

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How To Have “The Talk” With Your Daughter

As part of my UbyKotex corporate spokesperson job, I was recently interviewed by Breezy Mama about how to have “the talk” about puberty, periods, and sexual development with your daughter. Since I’m a…

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Can Menstrual Cramps Change Your Brain?

While on the road promoting What's Up Down There? Questions You'd Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend (on shelves now!), we've heard a lot of fabulous questions about today's …

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Embracing Our Girlytude

When I first created Owning Pink, it was all about just owning our girlytude. Though our community has evolved into something far, far greater – a place where we are free to be precisely who we a…

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Should I Use Birth Control To Skip My Period?

With the advent of extended cycle contraception (continuous birth control pills such as Seasonale), lots of women are talking about whether or not to have periods. 72 percent of women surveyed say…

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