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Helpful Yoga Poses for Cramps

January 26, 2015By
Helpful Yoga Poses for Cramps

For centuries, yoga has been used to calm the mind and exercise the body. If menstrual cramps are bringing you down, try these yoga poses to relieve the pain and put you in a good mood: Head-To-Knee Forward Bends: Sit on the floor with your legs extended in front of  you. Elongate your spine and […]

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The Muslim Girl’s Guide to Ghusl

January 1, 2015By
The Muslim Girl’s Guide to Ghusl

The Ritual Bath after Menstruation Many cultures and faiths have specific rules around bathing and self-care regarding menstruation. In Islam, a menstruating female is excused from the ritual daily prayers. Menstruation begins, Islamically, upon the first indication of colored discharge, even if it is just on the toilet paper after wiping. It ends when there […]

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But Wait, Isn’t Having a Period Dirty?

December 13, 2014By
But Wait, Isn’t Having a Period Dirty?

Having a period is just as normal as peeing, pooping, sneezing, coughing and laughing, but can you imagine never being taught about getting your period and thinking you are absolutely dying the first time you see blood? Other girls often feel embarrassed or ashamed about their periods and see it as something dirty and impure. […]

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Very Fitting – Pads and Tampons

November 6, 2014By
Very Fitting – Pads and Tampons

Choosing what type of protection to use during your period can be challenging! Even though we have better period products today than girls did in the past and in other parts of the world, we know it does not make it any easier to decide what will work best for you. You may know that […]

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Tracking your Cycle

November 6, 2014By
Tracking your Cycle

Why might it be helpful to keep track of your periods on a calendar? Well, for one reason almost every time you see a doctor for a check-up or if you have been sick, the first question she (or he) will ask you is, “When was your last period?” Having this information ready for your […]

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