Women's Health

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Free tampons in Scotland.

Scotland just became the first country in the world to make tampons and pads available for free

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Hollie Richardson
  • Women

    Chemical pregnancies are common, so why don't we talk about them?

  • Women

    “I sucked at lockdown the first time, here’s what I’m doing differently this time”

  • Chrissy Teigen essay on miscarriage.
    Celebrity

    Chrissy Teigen doesn’t care if people hate the photos she shared after miscarriage

Latest Stories

Entertainment

Do you know the difference between love and coercive control?

For a new televised social experiment, journalist Ellie Flynn brings together a group of young people to see if they understand what coercive control means.

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Katy Harrington
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A woman with endometriosis
Women

New endometriosis inquiry confirms what women have been saying for years

Why is it still taking so long for women’s pain to be believed?

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Lauren Geall
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period flu
Health

Is ‘period flu’ real? We asked an expert to explain

A health expert explains why we feel run down before our periods.

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Hollie Richardson
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Leanne Pero
Health

“I’m a Black breast cancer survivor – this is why I’m campaigning for more support”

Leanne Pero was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 30.

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Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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Paloma Faith recalls being “close to death” after her emergency caesarean

The musician has been talking frankly about pregnancy.

A woman who is worried
Women

What it’s like to be told you have cervical abnormalities in lockdown

“The whole experience hit me a lot harder than I thought.”

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Lauren Geall
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Paloma Faith
Celebrity

The frustrating truth behind Paloma Faith’s baby announcement

Congratulations to the singer!

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Hollie Richardson
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Egg freezing podcast
Podcasts

All your egg freezing questions are answered in this new podcast

Because we need to start talking about it more.

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Hollie Richardson
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Period advert.
Life

This shame-busting video just joined the fight to show real periods on our screens

“We’ve been made to feel gross, made to feel like we’ve got no choice…”

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Hollie Richardson
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Pregnant women made redundant
Women

Working mums dealing with Covid-era redundancies

Pregnant Then Screwed has seen a 450% increase in calls to its helpline.

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Joeli Brearley
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Sleep
Wellbeing

This psychological trick could be the key to a better night’s sleep

A wellbeing expert shares her tips.

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Hollie Richardson
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Moya Crockett
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Contraceptive services in England are seriously struggling – and MPs are calling for change

It’s not all in our heads: contraceptive services really are failing us.

Chrissy Teigen
Celebrity

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

“Before I’m able to start feeling the kicks, the anxiety gets the best of me…”

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Hollie Richardson
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A woman touching her breasts
Life

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

Because knowing what’s ‘normal’ for your body is important.

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Lauren Geall
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Foods that disrupt your sleep
Life

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

Experts help us make sense of these sleepless nights.

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Hollie Richardson
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power napping pros and cons.
Sleep

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

Here are the pros and cons of power napping.

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Hollie Richardson
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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.

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Victoria Sanusi
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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.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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V Varilly
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“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.

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Hollie Richardson
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