When it comes to vitality, one of the foremost decisions a woman can make is to understand her fertility and reproductive health; and with women having scarily adverse reactions to taking the pill, I would say it’s high time to take back our fertility from the men in lab coats. Natural birth control is so much more than the pull out method, it’s a science; that, if mastered, can help us all understand our bodies better than ever. Today’s guest post highlights natural birth control methods, and empowers us to take back our reproductive health!
I find as I get older, I recognize my own mortality; not to be morbid, but it’s true. I think with age comes an understanding that my health is in my own hands, and should I get cavalier, anything can happen. Which is why today’s guest post is ever so important.
Womens health is important to me, because I am a woman; and today we are talking about the seven tests every woman should get and why. Please read and make sure to take care of yourself- you’re COMPLETELY worth it!
Womens Health: Seven Tests to Make Sure You Get
Periods, Menstrual Cycle, Rag, Miss Red, The Curse- whatever you call it, as women, for five to seven days out of the month we bleed. Sorry to be graphic but it’s the truth!
When were younger it was a sign of womanhood; then it quickly became an inconvenient way to ruin a beach vacation; and now it is a measure our reproductive health. But the female menstrual cycle is still a mystery to most of us; with many a surprised girl in a bathroom stall having to deal with a rogue period, and having to ask the dreaded “do you have a tampon to spare?”- you know we’ve all been there at one time or another!
When this infographic was presented to me I knew I had to share- how could I not?!
So without further ado…
The Menstrual Cycle ~ Demystifying Periods
Eating healthy is paramount to living a healthy life; but the most important time to adopt healthy eating habits is when a woman is with child. Not only is she eating for her own well being, but for the well being of her unborn child. I think we can all agree that the responsibility of growing life should not be taken lightly. Today’s guest post highlights the foods to eat while pregnant and why. So whether you are cooking a baby right now, or plan on it in the future- this post is for you!
Foods to Eat While Pregnant
I love guest posts on the Vitality Guide for Women; especially when they’re super informative. So this week, while I’m off gallivanting around Chicago, in celebration of my twenty seventh birthday, I’m happy to present to you some amazing guest features.
A Woman’s Guide to Fertility
If you are currently trying to conceive, it may be helpful to know that there is research out there that supports the notion that eating a particular diet could increase your chances of getting pregnant.
According to a 2007 study conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health, women with ovulatory disorders who followed a healthy diet and exercised on a regular basis experienced an increase in fertility.
The diet these women followed consisted of an increased intake of monounsaturated fats, vegetable protein, fiber and high-fat dairy products, and a decreased intake of trans fats, animal protein and refined carbohydrates and sugars.