Myth 28: Fertility Awareness is Only About Sex and Fertility

Hi, Everyone! Today is the last myth!  The myth: Fertility awareness is just about fertility and sex. The truth: Absolutely not!  While fertility awareness is the daily observation of your signs of fertility and infertility, body literacy is the self-knowledge gained by understanding your cycle!  And this self-knowledge includes understanding how to avoid or achieve pregnancy…

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Myth 20: You Can’t Use FAM if You Have Irregular Cycles

Spoiler alert: Yes you can! The myth: You can’t use the Fertility Awareness Method (or FAM) if you have irregular cycles. The truth: Absolutely, you can!  FAM can be practiced by ALL menstruators, whether they have regular or irregular cycles, if they’re coming of off hormonal birth control, or experiencing cycle changes like perimenopause or breast-feeding.…

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Myth 10: The Pill is the Cure-All Solution for Women’s Health

And we’re back! The myth: The pill is the cure-all solution for women’s health. The truth: The pill masks true hormonal imbalances, medical conditions, and women’s experiences. Now I don’t want to sound anti-pill here because I don’t know everyone’s story or situations or why they’re taking the pill… it just bothers me that hormonal…

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Myth 8: The Pill Regulates Your Cycle

Welcome back menstruators and lovers of menstruators!  This week is all about the birth control pill! So lets start with myth #8! The myth: The pill regulates your cycle. The truth: The pill suppresses your cycle until you don’t have one anymore. The pill has many functions but certainly not to regulate your cycle. It…

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Myth 7: Period Pain is Normal

Here’s a good one for you… The myth: Period pain is just something that us menstruators have to deal with. The truth:  You should not be experience debilitating pain during your period. Because period pain is common, we tend to believe it’s normal and just something that comes along with having a uterus. Now let…

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Myth 6: You Lose a lot of Blood During Your Period

Hi everyone! Today I’m debunking myth #6. The myth: You lose a lot of blood during your period. The truth: The average menstruator only loses about 2 to 4 tablespoons during their whole period! A healthy period is 3 to 6 days long, starts off moderate or heavy, is a nice vibrant red colour like…

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