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Aug 012018
 

Intimina Shares: Our First Period Stories

Ahh, menarche. It’s a beautiful moment that signals the beginning of our bodies’ maturation, and prepares us for our new lives as adults. Well, sorta, A first period will happen any time between 11 and 15 for most people* (though some will get theirs earlier or later, due to genetic or environmental reasons, including life [...]

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Apr 182018
 

Gettin’ Ziggy With It! My First Time Trying a ‘Mess-Free Period Sex’ Menstrual Cup

Period sex– it’s the elephant in the (bed)room, the final frontier of vanilla intercourse, and quite possibly the big red stain on your pristine, white sheets. Your monthly flow has a thing for plot twists. One minute you’re running to the bathroom with cramps and constipation, the next you’re staring down your sex toy drawer [...]

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Feb 062018
 
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Dealing with Ouch Au Naturel – 5 Natural Remedies for Relieving Cramps

Are period cramps cramping your style? While reaching for a painkiller like ibuprofen can offer quick and efficient relief, you may have reasons to pass on the pills and be looking for natural remedies. (Certain painkillers, like Tylenol and Advil, can be rough on your liver and stomach (respectively) if taken in excess, but do [...]

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Nov 142017
 
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Irregular Periods & Ovulation: What You Need to Know

If you’re trying to conceive but wonder if your irregular periods will make it difficult, we have good news – irregular menstruation does not always mean you’re not ovulating regularly! While the average period comes every 28 days and lasts about 5, there is plenty of variation within this range that counts as ‘normal.’ When [...]

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Oct 172017
 
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8 Reasons Your Period Might Be Late – Other Than Pregnancy

If babies aren’t on the agenda, missing a period can be an incredibly stressful experience. We know, we know: it’s easier said than done, but try not to panic. First things first: could you just be late, as opposed to skipping a period altogether? Bear in mind that very few women have a textbook 28-day [...]

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Aug 292017
 
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Five Foods to Cut Down During Your Period

We all experience periods differently. For some they’re no big deal; for others they’re an inconvenience; and for an unlucky few, debilitating. But no matter whether your go-to tonic is a hot water bottle, a painkiller, or just a couple of days lying low, what you eat can and does affect how you feel during [...]

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Aug 222017
 
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Flash Flood: Why is My Period Suddenly Heavier than Normal?

We like to think that, no matter how light and short or long and disastrously heavy our periods are, they at least follow a familiar pattern. It can be quite disconcerting then, when our previously steady cycles deviate significantly from the norm. To put your mind at ease, here are the basics of heavy bleeding, [...]

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Jul 182017
 
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3 Step Guide to Cleaning Your Lily Cup in a Public Restroom

When introducing women to the idea of menstrual cups, often the first question that comes up is, “But how do you clean it in a public bathroom?!” We get it, the “Remove, Rinse, Reinsert” mantra of using your cup relies heavily on the middle part and without (private) access to a sink, one would think [...]

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Jul 042017
 
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How to Deal If Your Menstrual Cup Gets Stuck

Is your menstrual cup having so much fun inside your vagina that it doesn’t want to come out? This is certainly one way to look at it! In the rare cases when a menstrual cup is inserted incorrectly, such a strong suction is created that makes it a little more tricky to remove. If you’ve [...]

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