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

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Lauren Geall
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    Workouts

    “I tried exercising based on my menstrual cycle and here’s why I’ll be sticking with it”

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    Women

    7 of the most-Googled questions about the pill answered

  • Running better on your period? Me too
    Wellbeing

    “Am I the only one who feels like a better runner during my period?”

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Author Anna Lou Walker has debunked myths in The Little Book of Vaginas.
Health

Hymens, sex and sharks: 8 common myths about the vagina debunked

Author of The Little Book Of Vaginas, Anna Lou Walker, helps separate fact from fiction.

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Anna Lou Walker
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Health

Why you should take more notice of how much you bleed on your period

“We want every individual to know their normal and to get abnormal bleeding checked.”

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Amy Beecham
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Abortion: a new exhibition is sharing the stories of women who terminated pregnancies during lockdown
News

Women who had abortions in lockdown are sharing their experiences – and it’s powerful reading

“My abortion story would make me a criminal in my home country.”

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Amy Beecham
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Hollie Richardson
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“I spoke to 6 doctors until one believed me”: women explain their long Covid frustration

Why are some women finding it so hard to get a diagnosis?

Mental stress, heat, dehydration, inconvenience concept. Stressed exhaustion annoyed young woman sitting on sofa using waving fan suffering from overheating in summer. Absence air conditioner at home.
Wellbeing

“Am I the only one who gets irritable in warmer weather?”

Sick and tired of being hot and bothered? You should probably read this.

Posted by
Florie Mwanza
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The pill
Health

Two progestogen-only contraceptive pills can now be bought over the counter

Everything you need to know about the new rules.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Missing periods Ally
Wellbeing

“I haven’t had a period in 6 years – here’s how it affects my health”

“No periods, no problem?” Here are all the things that missing periods means for your body and mind.

Posted by
Ally Sinyard
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Woman sleeping in bra and knickers
Sleep

Knickers on? Bra off? Women are very divided over what underwear they sleep in and why

An expert shared her advice on the matter.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
A woman in a sports bra looking at the camera.
Strength

All the ways your menstrual cycle impacts your workouts

How to train in each phase of your cycle.

Posted by
Bridie Wilkins
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Cartoon vector of woman laying on a large sanitary towel.
Health

Dealing with your period in the summer – expert advice on coping and staying cool

“Mood dips are a common symptom of PMS and hot weather can compound the sense of irritation, causing your hormones to be even more disrupted than usual.”

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Devinder Bains
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Anna Brech
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Naga Munchetty describes the agony of getting an IUD fitted, amid calls for better pain relief

“I felt violated, weak and angry.”

8 of the best outdoor workouts to try this summer
Strength

Too nice outside for the gym? Try one of these 8 outdoor workouts instead

From tennis to bootcamp in the park – and even waterskiing.

Posted by
Alice Barraclough
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Negative pregnancy test infertility
Life

Sincere advice on what you shouldn’t say to someone trying to conceive

Even casual remarks can have a lasting effect.

Posted by
Carly Lewis-Oduntan
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Young woman wearing a mask being vaccinated
Health

What to expect after receiving your Covid-19 vaccine

We asked expert Dr Nikki Kanani for a rundown on everything you need to know after getting your vaccine.

Posted by
Eve Livingston
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woman in stomach pain
Health

5 myths about UTIs everyone needs to know

Let's get the facts straight about the causes and symptoms of Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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Destiny's Child Michelle Williams.
Celebrity

Michelle Williams continues to break the stigma around fertility discussions

“People might need a little help...”

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Cold sores
Skincare

Please can we talk about how stressful cold sores are?

You are not alone.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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Rebel Wilson’s post about “struggling with fertility” has triggered a vital conversation

“To all the women out there struggling with fertility, I feel ya...”

Annie Clarke, yoga teacher, sits in malasana aka yogi squat to open her hips.
Workouts

5 fundamental yoga stretches you should include in your practice

These fundamental postures will give you all the mental and physical benefits of the practice.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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