10 Ways to Help with Heavy Flow

MoonTimesMenstrual Health, Musings

Heavy menstrual bleeding happens to a lot of women, and for the most part they tend to see it as normal.  If you were to visit your GP about it, it is very likely that you would be offered medication to help stop or lighten the flow or be offered the contraceptive pill in an attempt to improve it. (Read … Read More

New version of Menarche a Journey into Womanhood PUBLISHED!!!

RachadminBook Reviews, Menarche, Menstrual Health, Moon Lodge/Red Tent

oh, I am soooooo excited to share with you my updated version of my Menarche book! it’s now available WORLD WIDE from CreateSpace  and will be on Moon Times and Amazon very soon!! Do spread the word for me! I have been blessed with some wonderful reviews: “Rachael’s Menarche book is a veritable feast supporting any young woman on her … Read More

Ask Aunt Flo….heavy periods

RachadminAunt Flo Answers, Menstrual Health

Dear Aunt Flo, My daughter is 12 and has had her period for about a year.  She is suffering from very heavy periods and our GP wants to try her on the Pill which I am totally against ….do you have any suggestions? Ruth, Merseyside Hi Ruth, My daughter suffered from heavy periods too! A herbalist suggested a liver cleanse … Read More

Menarche- a Journey into Womanhood

RachadminMenarche, Menstrual Health, Musings

Menarche- a Journey into Womanhood Published in Juno Magazine issue 20, Spring 2010, and an excerpt from the book  ‘Menarche a Journey into Womanhood’ by Rachael Hertogs. Rites of passage have begun to reappear in our society as we recognise the importance of honouring our young people and guiding them gently into adulthood. Ceremonies, vision quests, men’s and women’s lodges, … Read More