In tune with the moon?

RachadminGuest Writings, Menstrual Health, Musings

I wonder how many of us are in tune with the moon? Supposedly we bleed with the dark moon and ovulate on the full moon- presuming we have a regular cycle.

Over the last 9 months- interestingly since I have moved out of the city and am much more exposed to the rhythms of nature, my cycle has slowly shifted to the opposite of the ‘norm’. I menstruate on the full moon and ovulate on the dark moon….

so what does this mean?

this blog has an interesting take on things…

“You won’t find a lot of literature about women who cycle with the Red Moon. My guess is that’s because of what menstruating with the full moon represented in the past. According to Miranda Gray, this cycle was linked to the archetype of the seductress, the enchantress and the woman who knew how to wield healing power and magic. This was the kind of woman whose sexuality was applied to something ‘other than’ the formation of the next generation. She was considered by our patriarchal ancestors as the ‘evil woman.’”

and here Lauren talks about Lunaception….

Who can benefit by cycling with the moon?

I believe every woman should align her cycle for the moon, but it can be particularly helpful in certain cases:

If you have ever taken The Pill
If you frequently skip periods (and it’s not time for menopause)
If you have irregular and/or painful cycles
If you are struggling with infertility
If you have PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome)
If you have other hormonal problems, like hypothyroidism


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