Endometriosis and Ovulation Pain: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Endometriosis and Ovulation Pain: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

1 out of every 5 women experiences ovulation pain. Most of the time, ovulation pain isn’t something to worry about — but sometimes, ovulation pain can be a sign of an underlying medical condition. One medical condition that can cause ovulation pain is endometriosis. Endometriosis ovulation pain can spread to the leg or thigh and may be more severe than “ordinary” ovulation pain.

Brown Discharge: 11 Possible Causes and Symptoms

Brown Discharge: 11 Possible Causes and Symptoms

There are many possible causes for brown discharge, such as infections, period, vigorous sex, menopause, infection, or ectopic pregnancy. In this post, we will look at 11 potential causes as well as the symptoms you can expect from each.

What To Expect When You Stop Taking Birth Control

What To Expect When You Stop Taking Birth Control

Do you feel it’s your time, and you’re ready to start this exciting journey of becoming a mom? Congratulations! One of the first and very obvious steps is to stop the use of birth control. However, if hormonal contraceptives are your primary method, don’t hurry. Here’s what every woman should take into consideration when she stops taking the pill.

Ovulation Bleeding and Spotting: 10 Common Questions Answered

Ovulation Bleeding and Spotting: 10 Common Questions Answered

You may have noticed bleeding and spotting in the middle of your cycle. If you are trying to conceive, you may wonder if this means you are ovulating. Ovulation bleeding doesn’t necessarily happen to every woman or every cycle. Other pathological conditions can cause intermenstrual bleeding as well.

Predicting Fertility: When To Take An Ovulation Test

Predicting Fertility: When To Take An Ovulation Test

Ovulation tests are one of the most common ways to improve your odds of conceiving and knowing when to take your test can make the process much easier. Taking ovulation tests at the correct time of day will make them more accurate and much more useful to your conception journey – here’s what you need to know about getting the most accurate results in order to better predict your fertility.

Six of the Best Books for Women’s Health: Periods, TTC, & More

Six of the Best Books for Women’s Health: Periods, TTC, & More

If the last book you read about women’s health was American Girl’s The Body Book when you were in the sixth grade, it’s time to catch up. The modern library is full of wit and wisdom about our menstrual cycles, our hormones, and our bodies — and what better way is there to understand what it means to be a woman today than to understand the intricate changes our body goes through each month?

Mira vs BBT: Which is Right For You?

Mira vs BBT: Which is Right For You?

In our series comparing different methods of tracking fertility we previously discussed OPKs. There are so many other methods out there to consider – from the most basic to the most scientifically advanced. This time we are going to go a little more basic and explore the use of basal body temperature tracking as a fertility awareness method.

Mira vs OPKs: Which is Right For You?

Mira vs OPKs: Which is Right For You?

If you are trying to conceive or just curious about your body’s natural cycles you have probably done a little research into ovulation trackers. There are so many options out there so it can be confusing to know which one is right for you. In a new series of comparisons we will lay out the facts about some of your options so you can make an informed decision about this important aspect of your feminine health.

7 Ways To Practice Self-Care During Social Distancing

7 Ways To Practice Self-Care During Social Distancing

As the world battles the coronavirus (Covid19) outbreak and how it will affect us. We’re also dealing with another battle: How to deal with isolation and quarantine. Sitting at home at first seems like no big deal in the beginning. After all, it’s what some of us dream of. But staying inside can be difficult for the mental health of some.

Did I Ovulate or Not? Five Signs Ovulation is Over

Did I Ovulate or Not? Five Signs Ovulation is Over

We’ve talked a lot about ovulation on this blog — including signs of late ovulation and reasons you might not be ovulating at all. But since tracking your ovulation is one of the most important things you can do while you are trying to get pregnant, naturally, you may have more questions about your ovulation phase, like how to tell if you’ve ovulated at all.

Here’s How Your Cycle Affects Your Sex Drive

Here’s How Your Cycle Affects Your Sex Drive

When we think about our cycles, we usually think about our period and maybe ovulation. Ovulation, as you may know, relates to our chances of becoming pregnant. Besides a few other symptoms, maybe you’ve noticed that you feel more frisky than other times during your cycle.