Women's Health

Women's Health, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

  • Contraceptive services failing in England
    Life

    Contraceptive services in England are seriously struggling – and MPs are calling for change

  • Chrissy Teigen
    Celebrity

    Chrissy Teigen gets real about the pregnancy anxiety she’s experiencing

  • A woman touching her breasts
    Life

    How to check your breasts if you’re not sure where to start

Latest Stories

woman can't sleep
Life

This is why so many of us can’t sleep right now

Experts help us make sense of these sleepless nights.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
power napping pros and cons.
Life

How does an afternoon nap affect your night sleep? Experts explain

Here are the pros and cons of power napping.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Life

From miscarriages to menopause: why we need to be open about our health stories

Candice Brathwaite and Lauren Mahon are encouraging women to talk about their health and intimate experiences.

Posted by
Victoria Sanusi
Published
Gabrielle Union
People

Gabrielle Union’s IVF story has highlighted a big problem

“I went undiagnosed through multiple rounds of IVF with different leading doctors in the field around the country.”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
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V Varilly
Published

“What a rare cervical cancer diagnosis during lockdown taught me about listening to my body”

One writer shares her experience of having cancer in lockdown.

Migraines in heatwave.
Life

Why you're having more migraines in the heatwave, and how to treat them

An expert explains all.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Gloria Steinhem
People

Gloria Steinem challenges the assumption she is an “unfulfilled” child-free woman

“I just discovered that I was happy as I am…”

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Banned Tampax advert in Ireland.
Life

This banned advert has sparked a debate about period shaming

A Tampax advert received 150 complaints in Ireland.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Exercise is for everyone
Strong Women

“Boris Johnson is wrong – exercise isn’t just for weight loss”

If we want to improve the health of the entire nation, we must address every single person.

Posted by
Stylist Team
Published
Do I want to have children?
Opinion

“I didn’t want kids, but do I feel differently now the choice is slipping away?”

One writer questions how the pandemic is affecting her thoughts about having children in the future.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Period adverts
Life

This is the reality behind the viral period video that everyone is talking about

#WombStories is trending on Twitter, and rightly so…

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
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Hollie Richardson
Published

Lockdown is seriously impacting period poverty – here’s how you can help

Demand for period products is on the rise.

Chrissy Teigen
Life

Chrissy Teigen’s smear test photo highlights an urgent issue for women

So many women have had to cancel their smear tests because of Covid-19.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Life

Record high abortion rates show the system is failing women

New figures released by the Department of Health point to huge problems with contraceptive services in England and Wales.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
A pile of tampons
Life

Could lockdown be affecting your period?

We asked an expert to explain.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Strong Women

Could your workout be affecting your menstrual cycle?

The experts share everything you need to know.

Posted by
Pennie Varvarides
Published
endometriosis pain
Long Reads

What is endometriosis? A gynaecologist answers our most common questions

What causes endometriosis, and is there a cure? A gynaecologist has the answers.

Posted by
Dr Anita Mitra
Published
endometriosis-symptoms
Long Reads

“I’ve waited more than 10 years for an endometriosis diagnosis. Why?”

Endometriosis is incredibly common, yet it takes an average 7.5 years to diagnose. When will we take women's health seriously?

Posted by
Mattie Lacey-Davidson
Published
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Hollie Richardson
Published

The legal time-limit on egg freezing could be about to change – and it’s such an important move

The government has just announced it is reviewing the law around freezing eggs.

Strong Women

How to strength train during your menstrual cycle

Whether you want to hibernate or feel like the Hulk, spot the signs of how and when is best to train during your period.

Posted by
Bridie Wilkins
Published