Let’s talk about eggs! And, we’re not talking about the type that you may have had for breakfast this morning. We’re talking about female eggs, which are the key factors when it comes to pregnancy, menstruation, and even menopause.
Continue reading “The Role of Female Eggs [I Am Woman Series]”
As a woman, our hormones play a much larger role in our lives than we may realize. From our general health to sexual development and reproduction, our hormones are at the forefront of many systems within our bodies that impact us every day, whether we realize it or not.
Continue reading “The Female Hormones [I Am Woman Series]”
“It’s that time of the month!”
We’ve all heard it, and said it a million times, however, something that is often overlooked is that your period isn’t just a portion of the month. Your menstrual cycle actually includes four phases that span out over the course of one full month. So while you may actually only “bleed” for one week, your body is undergoing changes throughout all four of these phases every month.
In honor of I Am Woman: A Celebration of Womanhood, we are taking a look at the menstrual cycle as a whole, and how we can work with our body during these different phases. Continue reading “Honoring Your Menstrual Cycle [I Am Woman Series]”
As a female, your reproductive system plays a major role in many aspects of your life. From monthly menstrual cycles to pregnancy, to your day-to-day hormone levels, it is crucial that your reproductive health is maintained to keep your body functioning properly.
This month, in honor of I Am Woman: A Celebration of Womanhood, we are taking a look at just how important your reproductive health is as a female, and how to ensure it is prioritized through every stage of life.
Continue reading “Female Reproductive Health [I Am Woman Series]”
The female body is truly an incredible thing and it’s no secret that it changes greatly during and after motherhood. However, many people underestimate the true magnitude of these changes and how they help us support and raise our children. This month, in honor of I Am Woman: A Celebration of Womanhood, we are taking a look at the powerful ways our bodies adapt and change during motherhood to make us remarkable caregivers.
Continue reading “Your Body and Motherhood [I Am Woman Series]”
As a newly expectant mother, you’re probably excited to have your baby’s first ultrasound. This is the first time you’ll be able to see your baby and possibly hear the heartbeat. But you may also be wondering what to expect at the first trimester ultrasound. Below, we’ve broken down what an ultrasound is and what your doctor will be looking for throughout the pregnancy.
Continue reading “What to Expect at Your First Ultrasound”