10 Self Care Tips

Self Care tips A major component of self care is being aware of the messages your body is communicating. 1. Go easy on yourself It’s that time of year, theres food everywhere and then suddenly there’s a social obligation to become fit and healthy in January. I call it the fresh start effect. But this Continue Reading

UK Prime Minister awards outstanding paralegal and charity founder

Charity Founder makes a “point” about reproductive and mental health. British Prime Minister Theresa May has recognised former Huddersfield student, now midlands based paralegal and charity founder Neelam Heera with the Points of Light award for her tireless work on tackling the taboo of women’s reproductive and mental health in marginalised communities. In a personal letter Continue Reading

Cysters Youth Board – why do we need a voice?

Young people who are diagnosed with reproductive health issues are often not taken seriously in regards to their pain and dietary requirements because they aren’t ready to conceive. At Cysters we believe you should have the right to take control of your health and be taken seriously for whatever condition you have. Biologically, women are Continue Reading

Youth Advisory Board

Youth Advisory Board The Youth Advisory Board will exist to provide the youthful perspective into attitudes & issues around reproductive health. No one knows better than YOU how to reach youth. This is a chance for you to use your voice to support the community & gain leadership skills. The Youth Advisory Board will exist Continue Reading

Cysters Smear

We have seen the vigorous awareness campaigns across the United Kingdoms encouraging and inviting women to #SmearForSmear. The adverts are endorsed by celebrities and the community alike. Conversely.. not many of these public figures adequately represent the BAME community, and that is no bodies fault. It’s a sign that these campaigns will never get close Continue Reading

Coping with infertility at Christmas

Christmas, a time for family and children, but spare a thought for those women who have to go through the holidays dealing with infertility. Most couples take it for granted their ability to have a child. In a study conducted by the NHS 25% of couples struggle to have children. Christmas is commonly known as Continue Reading

PVD – “#ItsNotInYourHead”,

On October 6th, 2017 the Women’s Health Research Institute (WHRI) in Vancouver, British Columbia helped to launch an awareness campaign for a genital pain condition called provoked vestibulodynia, or PVD. PVD affects up to 10% of women, and up to 20% of girls between the ages of 12 and 19.  The condition is characterized by Continue Reading