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
PCOS: Only a Reproductive Disorder?
Elizabeth Schneider, MS If you’re like me and ever curious about your body and its functions, you’ve probably ‘Googled’ your condition, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). This search typically yields the same sort of results about PCOS symptoms: ‘irregular menstrual periods, excess body and facial hair, obesity, infertility, etc.’ Having done this a few times, I, Continue Reading
Embracing your health with pelvic floor exercises
Written by Sneha Battin The secret to a better you, comes with understanding your own body and working towards achieving it. No, I don’t mean heavy weight loss programs (pfft!) or unimaginable-and might I add painful cosmetic treatments that concentrates on the outer beauty. I am talking about the inner you. You. Your health. About Continue Reading
Depo Provera – How safe is it?
In the UK only 3% of women choose the Depo-Provera injection as their form or birth-control but many others claim the side effects are too problematic and feel as though it should be banned… just how safe is it? Depo-provera is a form of hormonal contraceptive used by women that requires an injection every three Continue Reading