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That Libra Ad
In the last month we've seen one of the most controversial ads on our tv screens, and in prime time.  Why is this ad so controversial?  Because it shows period blood.  Libra have broken the norm of showing blue liquid as a replacement for period blood, and shown something that actually depicts reality, including blood streaming down a woman's leg whilst in the shower, and a woman removing a menstrual pad. People have been so offended by this ad that Ad Standards have received more than 600 complaints, making it the most complained about ad this year. So what is so offensive about it?  Firstly, with full transparency, I'm going to sa ...
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What is that white stain in my knickers?
  As girl’s hormones start to change, one of the changes in their body is the start and increase of cervical/vaginal fluid.  This can be noticed simply by a little creamy like stain in their knickers.  It’s not unusual for girls to think this is just a little bit of wee.  Every girl is different, but this can occur anywhere from 6 months before she starts her period to a few years. As she nears her period, the fluid will change again and she may feel wetter then before around her vulva and in her knickers.  The last few months before she starts her period tends to be a time of increased fluid.  The fluid is generally thin and clear ...
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Your period is not just about your period
That's right ladies, it's not just about that time of the month when we bleed. There's a whole lot more to it that shows us we are in optimal health.   Things like: - A cycle within a normal range, which despite beliefs, is not 28 days, but anywhere from 24-34 days - A healthy ovulation, which can be determined by cervical fluid, and again, is not necessary on day 14.  In fact assessing a health ovulation is in some opinions more important than your actual period in determining balanced hormones.  And yes, healthy ovulation is important in all stages, not just when we want to conceive. - Healthy amounts of cervical fluid wi ...
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