MENSTRUATION MATTERS

Menstrual Health Education: How and why to make it better

Menstrual Health Education: How and why to make it better

Peggy Stubbs and Evelina Sterling advocate for comprehensive menstrual education For nearly forty years, the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research (SMCR) has been promoting the perspective that the menstrual cycle is central to girls’ and women’s overall health. But this connection seems to be nearly invisible to the public, and even in the public health arena. A recent informal, but...
Period Politics and Menstrual Social Activism

Period Politics and Menstrual Social Activism

Guest Post by Margaret L. Stubbs Menstruation Matters…Period! This phrase has become a rallying point for many advocates who seek to understand and improve menstrual life for girls and women. Advocates world-wide are concerned with access to menstrual supplies, especially in time of natural disasters like the recent earthquake in Nepal. Some focus on the need to improve basic...

Menarche and the Growing Up of Menstrual Cycles and Ovulation

Guest Post by Dr. Jerilynn C. Prior, UBC, Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research 16-year-old Jody is anxious to talk to someone. This is what she wants to say: “My period is out of whack!  I never know when it is coming. I only get it a few times a year. . . . Is that normal?” To answer...
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