The Different Stages of Menstruation

As we get older, our periods — and how we view them — change

Your Body

My Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Led to Iron-Deficiency Anemia and Disrupted My Career, but I Took My Life Back

I realized I couldn't keep living with debilitating bleeding and fatigue every month. Finally, I found the diagnosis and the care that I needed

Created With Support

Why It’s Important to Speak Up About Heavy Uterine Bleeding

Heavy uterine bleeding is one of the most common gynecological complaints.

Created With Support

Female Forward Together: End Period Stigma

Our goal with this program is to elevate the conversation around women's health and overcome the period stigma that too many women experience.

Programs

The Double Whammy for Black Women With Fibroids

Black women are more likely to develop fibroid tumors and to receive invasive treatment.

Your Health

How to Combat PMS Symptoms

Most women suffer from some sort of PMS. Here are steps you can take to alleviate symptoms.

Your Health

Dispelling the Shame of Menstruation

A conversation with Rachel Neve-Midbar.

Your Health

Learning to Love Your Menses

A Q&A with women’s health advocate Irvienne Goldson.

Your Health

How I Kept My Period a Secret for Two Years

Secrets have always played a key role in my family. Over the years, everything from human behavior to the menstrual taboo has come to fascinate me.

Real Women, Real Stories

Putting a Stop to the Stigma Around Menstruation

Girls and women are pushing back against period shame, and Generation Z is leading the charge.

Your Health

Female CEOs Unite to Fight Menstrual Stigma

As female CEOs, we are committed to fighting stigma and overcoming the bias and stigma around menstruation that keeps too many women in the shadows.

Programs

A Mother's Guide to Her Daughter's Menstrual Health

When my daughters got their periods, I had to learn how to support them physically and emotionally.

Your Health

Genes May Play Role in More Severe Form of PMS

A new study links the activity of certain genes to a premenstrual mood disorder that affects 2 to 5 percent of women of reproductive age.

Your Health