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10 Essential Women’s Health Blog Posts

May 14, 2020

At, we’re all about helping you live a healthier life—and we know that women have special health challenges of their own. So here are some of our most popular, most informative posts especially for women!

What is the Cervix and What Does it Do?

It’s small but mighty—and it’s incredibly important to your sexual and reproductive health. That’s why regular Pap tests are so important. Learn more about this vital part of the body, and why you need to take good care of it.

How to Manage Your Period

You probably know about pads and tampons. But did you know there are several other ways to manage menstruation? We give you the lowdown on all your options.

What Exactly Is Emotional Labor?

Often, women have to manage their feelings while also managing the emotions of the people around them. This idea of managing emotions, feelings, and expressions is called emotional labor. Here’s some advice on dealing with it.

It’s Time to Make Peace with Our Bodies

Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a mental disorder in which people experience severe shame or anxiety over what they see as flaws in their body—flaws that others can’t see, or that are very minor. Here’s what you need to know.

Consumer Genetic Testing and Breast Cancer Risk—What the Tests Actually Tell Us

You’ve probably seen the ads: You order a genetic testing kit, mail back a small sample of your DNA, and receive a small website’s worth of information about your ancestry. What can you actually learn that can inform your healthcare decision?

When Ya Gotta Go…and Then You Already Went

According to the National Association for Incontinence, one in four women over the age of 18 experiences episodes of leaking urine involuntarily. Here’s what you need to know.

The Right Time for Every Woman to Consider Heart Health is Right Now

More women die from cardiovascular disease than from all cancers combined. Yet many people still view heart disease as affecting primarily men. Do you know the symptoms? Hint: They’re not all the same as men’s.

What I Wish Every Mom Knew About Breastfeeding

“Are you going to breastfeed your baby?” It’s a big decision and more than just a lifestyle choice. Here are some great insights from an expert: Katrina Leary, our lactation consultant.

We Need a Deeper Idea of Beauty

Are you young or old? Are you smooth or rough? Are you perfect or flawed? These are very unfair questions! We need to stop asking them and start loving ourselves for who we are.