LIKE CLOCKWORK

For some, periods are like clockwork - consistent, regular, on time, predictable. For others, periods are more closely comparable to the public transport system- forever running behind (or ahead of)…


BEATING THE BLOAT

You purchased a new outfit earlier in the week that you are itching to try out! Then Friday rolls around, you feel like a puffer fish and the new clothes…


SEX EDUCATION 101 – “NO MEANS NO” – YOU KNOW THE DRILL

Something that’s ingrained in us from a young age is the prevailing notion that we have the power, the capacity and the right to ‘say no’ at any point. No…


END PERIOD SHAME!

It seemed fairly straightforward when it was explained to us in year 7 PDHPE; you bleed, it’s natural, you’re a woman, it’s life. So why are we still so embarrassed?


NEW MUMS DESERVE 100% COMFORT

Becoming a new mum is both a daunting and exciting experience. It’s full of life lessons you just can’t learn from a book. Juggling your new bub and your changing…


Bladder Weakness and Pregnancy

When you fall pregnant, there is no doubt that over the next 9 months there will be an inundation of advice from the people around you. Whether it’s talking about morning sickness, stretch marks or cravings, the buzz around pregnancy means that for the most part you can be prepared for what’s to come. But there is something very few people are comfortable talking about; bladder weakness during pregnancy and after birth.


THE PMS DIET

When you’re menstruating, it feels as though your willpower, diet and self-control goes out the window. Apart from the guilt and bloating, giving into your seemingly insatiable cravings can make…


Nobody Makes Me Bleed My Own Blood: My Endo Story

Like most girls, I learnt about getting my period at school, as well as through the hundreds of stories that were told by the women in my family. While the thought of getting my period was daunting to me, I was also so excited to ‘become a woman’ and finally be just like my older sister.


COTTONS AND SHARE THE DIGNITY, RAISING AWARENESS FOR 1800RESPECT

We are incredibly proud to announce our collaboration with Share The Dignity in raising awareness for 1800RESPECT, the National Sexual Assault Domestic Family Violence Counselling service. 1800RESPECT is a confidential…


PERIOD INEQUALITY: WHY SOME WOMEN SUFFER MORE THAN OTHERS

There are a few reasons why your period might be lighter or heavier, than your girlfriends’. Some are more hardwired, like pain tolerance, whilst others are attributed to lifestyle. Here’s…