• Period poverty

    Why does Period Poverty still exist in 2019?

    The issue of Period Poverty has been picked up by many campaigners who are pushing to eradicate the financial barriers between girls and menstruation. In fact, according to Plan International UK, a dedicated children’s charity, one in every ten teenage girls will have experienced the problem of not being able to afford sanitary products. So, […]

    Continue Reading
  • Pregnancy Test

    Get Pregnant Soon with an Ovulation Calendar

    There is no doubt that getting pregnant is one of the biggest wishes of many women. But for the best chances, you need to know your ovulation cycle. The time of ovulation is the best time to increase your chances of conception. Many women face several issues regarding ovulation, fertile days, and conception. If you […]

    Continue Reading
  • Menopause the Musical Cast

    Menopause the Musical UK Tour at The Cresset Peterborough

    When trying to find ‘something different’ for my Mum’s birthday this year, I spotted an ad for Menopause the Musical at The Cresset in Peterborough. I remembered seeing reviews about it previously and its’ sell-out tours in 2008, 2010, 2016 and 2017 so I figured it must be worth a visit. About Menopause the Musical […]

    Continue Reading
  • The Dos and Don'ts when going for a smear test

    The Dos and Don’ts when going for smear tests

    By Dr Alex Eskander, Consultant Gynaecologist, The Gynae Centre, www.gynae-centre.co.uk When it comes to reproductive health, arguably, nothing is more important than the smear test. Taking just a few minutes to carry out, this simple procedure detects precancerous cells which could one day develop into cancer. 99.8% of cases of cervical cancer in the UK are […]

    Continue Reading
  • 5 natural ways to boost your fertility

    5 Natural ways to boost your fertility for getting pregnant

    by Dr Amin Gorgy, Fertility Consultant, The Fertility & Gynaecology Academy, www.fertility-academy.co.uk 1. Don’t put too much pressure on yourself. Although this is easier said than done, it’s vital that you try to avoid high levels of stress when you’re trying to get pregnant. According to a study in the Journal of Human Reproduction, stress increases the […]

    Continue Reading
  • The Happy Healthy Mum Plan

    The Healthy Happy Mum Plan

    For me, becoming a Mum is the most amazing achievement in my life. It’s the one thing that I dreamt of growing up and I feel lucky to have not one but three beautiful children of my own and being step-parent to one fantastic step-son. I always considered myself quite lucky to have Will in […]

    Continue Reading