June Ann explores her journey with PCOS and how she has navigated and found the online community aka the Cysterhood.
The Love Your Period Campaign: Behind the Scenes
The Love Your Period Campaign: Behind the Scenes The ‘Love Your Period’ Campaign was set up by 17-year-old Molly Fenton in March 2019 and is run by Molly and her 12-year-old sister Tilly. Hi there! My name is Molly, founder of the LYP campaign. After spending time off school due to illness, I decided to Continue Reading
Is my vagina normal?
Is my vagina normal? In short yes. But we are angry. Angry at the rise of social media trends, that deem woman have to look a certain way, particularly with regards to their vulva. Labiaplasty, is the most common form of female genital cosmetic surgery, involves the lips of the vagina being shortened or reshaped. Continue Reading
Founder of Cysters defies trolling and gets Special Recognition at Pride of Birmingham Awards
What. A. Night. And not one we thought we would ever be writing about. After all, this wasn’t part of our plan. We simply wanted to Inform, Educate and Empower women to make informed choices on their reproductive and mental health. Who would have thought a grassroots organisation, who have never received funding to pursue Continue Reading
#12DaysofCysters – My PCOS Story
I began to suffer from many of the physical symptoms of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome when I was 14. The age when I had my first period. The first one was normal and during that time I thought the worst thing about it was that I’d started when I was away on holiday. I thought that 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