We live in our bodies everyday, but that doesn’t mean we’re experts when it comes to knowing what the hell is going on inside there. It’s so easy for us to be absent-minded about some crucial warning signs and as a grown woman, it’s more than vital for...
In simple words, confinement period is a time of recovery for mothers who had just delivered a baby into the world, which usually takes a whole month to properly give them a chance to rest and recuperate from the strenuous birthing process. During this time, a confinement lady...
Not too long ago, if someone said the words ‘period’ and ‘panties’ in succession, I would have imagined something along the lines of those big ol’ knickers from Bridget Jones’ Diary – a big, practical pair that most menstruators own and whip out at ‘that time of the...
As women, we’re often guilty for not changing our tampons or sanitary pads as often as we should, but after reading about what happened to American model Lauren Wasser, you might want to consider turning over a new leaf and making it a habit. 5 years ago, she was...
Spanish artist Cinta Tort Cartró wants you to embrace your stretch marks, period stains and everything else that society asks everyone to hide. The 21-year-old artist, who goes by the name Zinteta resides in a small town outside of Barcelona, Spain and has taken it upon herself to...
From different skin tones to LGBT couples, emoji have been used to shatter stereotypes. But as of yet, they haven’t addressed one huge one: the menstruation taboo. Women all over the world still feel uncomfortable and embarrassed talking about their period with male friends, family and work colleagues....
As if the mood swings, cramps, and cravings didn’t make menstrual period our least favourite time of the month, there’s also a good chance that the cycle can wreak havoc on our bathroom routine. Ladies, you know what we’re talking about. If you were born with a uterus...
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is prevalent in nine out of 10 women, yet there is still no cure. The reason for that is because scientists prioritise other more important, and sadly, manlier things. Although only 19% of men experience erectile dysfunction (ED), there are five times the amount of...
Think you have it worse? A 28-year-old Taiwanese woman suffered from chest pains for over a year before she started coughing up blood and phlegm. What’s baffling was that it would only happen during menstruation. After being taken to the National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH), doctors diagnosed her...
  We’re good people but when the dreadful time of the month comes, we somehow turn into an emotionally wrecked b*tch whom even we wouldn’t want to be friends with. Don’t worry, we’re not crazy (not 100% though)! You probably remember learning the basics back in science class: Every...