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Meet the five periods we've all experienced (notorious periods, are they a thing?)

While everyone’s got their own quirks, there are some periods we’ve all been through. At ohne we love a good period story, so grab a cuppa, it’s time to talk about five notorious periods that stay with us forever, even if it’s not always for the best reasons...

How to smash your smear test (we know you know it's important)

Nobody gets excited about a smear test, but it's so important to attend as detecting and treating cells that may turn cancerous in the future may save your life. It's worth lying on your back in the lotus position for two minutes knowing that you're doing everything you can to take care of your health.

Endometriosis and Instagram activism - with Krystal Rodriguez

I’ll never forget when my doctor said “you must be in a lot of pain” - the floodgates opened again. Someone finally understood what I was going through. I was so appreciative. He told me that I was likely stage 3 and I would need surgery, but everything else was fine, no signs of cancer or infertility.

When is PMS not just PMS? A deep dive into PMDD

What is PMDD? And, for that matter, what actually is PMS? Contrary to what you may have been led to believe, they’re not the same thing. PMDD is a mood disorder closely linked to the menstrual cycle which affects sufferers' quality of life, relationships, and emotional wellbeing.

Period sex is fantastic, but as with all kinds of sex, it’s about your headspace

I’ve been slightly surprised it’s even considered taboo, with the casual way my boyfriend and I chuck a towel down and get to it.

Why does my vagina itch and smell? The most common daily problems with our vaginas, explained.

Hormonal birth control options have side effects we're not always willing to risk. Fortunately, there are loads of barrier contraceptive options to choose from. We're helping you find the right one for you.