Ask Aunt Flo, talk to me about Menstrual cups…

RachadminAunt Flo Answers, Menstrual Health

Hi Aunt Flo, what do you think of menstrual cups? Jane, Merseyside So menstrual cups eh? Well they are super convenient, easy to use, way healthier than a tampon and once you’ve bought one theres no more monthly tampon bills!! But I still won’t use one every day, or even every moontime. (I was never really a tampon user, after … Read More

In Search of ‘Natural’ Contraception

RachadminMenstrual Health, Musings

Unedited version of the article published in issue 30 of Juno Magazine I feel let down by medical contraception, doctors ‘sell’ it to you as a simple and convenient way to enjoy sex without getting pregnant, well that certainly hasn’t been my experience. If I asked my doctor about ‘Natural Contraception’ her response would be that the dose of hormones … Read More

books- The Selling of Contraception & The Pill

RachadminBook Reviews

I’ve been re- reading The Selling Of Contraception by Nicole Grant. In all honesty this book has again totally shocked me with information about contraceptives I knew nothing about! It’s an incredibly informative book- if you have ever wanted to know more about the side effects of contaceptives (particulaly IUDs) then ths book is for you. I think what i … Read More