DATE: 26th May 2023: A third of young people across the UK are missing school due to a lack of access to period products and the shame surrounding periods in schools. New data commissioned by a group of UK charities fighting period poverty; Birmingham based charity Cysters, Irise, In Kind Direct, Freedom4Girls and Bloody Good Continue Reading
Fasting & Chronic Illness
Fasting during the month of Ramadan is one of the pillars of the Islamic faith. During the month of Ramadan, Muslims abstain from all food and all drink from sunset to sunrise for 29-30 consecutive days. From a young age, I’ve watched my parents and community engage in fasting during Ramadan. I watched my parents Continue Reading
What natural solutions can help with PCOS?
What natural solutions can help with PCOS? Author bio: Leslie Kenny is the co-founder of the Oxford Longevity Project, a series of free public health webinars about the latest scientific breakthroughs in aging. She also runs anti-aging supplement brand Oxford Healthspan. What is PCOS? Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition that impacts how Continue Reading
“I’m sorry, there’s no heartbeat”
Hi, my name is Sarina and this is our fertility journey. The story of our 2 losses, our Baby Dinosaur and our Baby Butterfly. My Angels above, my brightest stars in the sky. The ones that changed my world, the ones who made me a Mum. I met my husband in 2015, and we have Continue Reading
So you had surgery and it worked.
So you had surgery and it worked. SO you had surgery and? it? Worked?? Hidden Ink Child Did it though? Really, I do want to know-Did it work? is that just it now? When is it coming back? How long do I get this time? What can I do with my life in the indefinite Continue Reading
String of new enterprises inspired by the worst loss of all
Sharon Luca-Chatha will boast to anyone who asks that she is a proud mum of two. But there’s an unmistakable heartbreak behind her smile. Her first son Luca, whom she refers to as her ‘angel baby’, was stillborn at almost full term. In a life plagued by trauma, including domestic violence in a previous arranged Continue Reading
Call for children to learn about common women’s health condition in school
A termination and six miscarriages in five years; Leila Martyn calls for change London, England, October 03 2022 – A government petition has launched highlighting the imperative that Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Endometriosis information is included as part of the national curriculum for children in secondary school when learning about reproductive organs. Despite The Women’s Continue Reading
When will pregnancy trackers recognise that my biggest worry is losing my baby again – not just stretch marks and piles?
There’s a picture in an app on my phone of a tiny embryo. Apparently, my baby is the size of a peach. Their tiny heart is beating fast. Except it isn’t. I’ve just been told this baby hasn’t survived. They died five weeks ago, quietly and secretly, my body continuing to feel pregnant and sick Continue Reading
‘The Future of Perimenopause’ landmark future gazing report is a ‘first in a generation’ opportunity to change the way our daughters experience perimenopause
Today marks the launch of a first of its kind future gazing report, ‘The Future of Perimenopause’; reclaiming a pivotal life stage for the next generation’ created by four leading women’s health experts and advocates in collaboration with Wild Nutrition and The Future Laboratory. Research for the report shows that a quarter of women are potentially perimenopausal Continue Reading
Feeling Myself – How I Shed My Shame to find Sexual Freedom and You Can Too
Natalie Lee A modern manifesto and memoir on sex and shamefrom one of the original wave of ‘insta-mums’ with a following of more than 100k on Instagram “A life-changing read; I was hooked from the very first sentence. It blows wide open the way girls and women are taught about sex and how we view it. Continue Reading
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