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reproductive health

what is reproductive health

Concerns over reproductive health shift for most women from infertility to contraception as we get older and then relief as we pass through menopause and never have to worry about it again! Of course for some women, hopes for children were never realised and the cessation of periods brings sadness.

Most pregnancies over 40 are unplanned. When you are perimenopausal, there will still be cycles where you will ovulate and can fall pregnant, but you won’t know which ones and when they occur!

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is menopause a disease?

  Is menopause a deficiency state or a natural stage of life?   In recent…

the confusion of perimenopause

  Whilst hormonal symptoms can start before your period becomes irregular, not every unpleasant experience…

reproductive health

Most pregnancies over 40 are unplanned. When you are perimenopausal, there will still be cycles…

ovarian cancer

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reproductive stages

reproductive stages What's happening now? The female reproductive system journeys through various stages. The STRAW…

late reproductive stage

late reproductive stage   What's happening now?   As you approach the later part of…

early perimenopause stage

early perimenopause stage   What's happening now? During early perimenopause – you ovulate (release eggs)…

late perimenopause stage

late perimenopause stage   What's happening now? During late perimenopause – you ovulate (release eggs)…

early postmenopause stage

early postmenopause stage   What's happening now? If your last period was 1-5 years ago,…

late postmenopause stage

late postmenopause stage   What's happening now? You haven’t had your period for 5 or…

it’s hard to tell your stage

it's hard to tell your stage   What's happening now? Because you don't get natural…

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