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Menstrual Leave; yay or nay?

Menstrual Leave; yay or nay?

As a woman which has known the pangs of severe period pain, my heart skipped a beat when I heard that Italy is thinking about bringing in menstrual leave. Just a few weeks before this the news reported that doctors have finally recognised period pain is sometimes as bad as a heart attack. But, not everyone thinks menstrual leave is great. In fact, some of the biggest nay-sayers are women themselves.

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Fertility: Nutrition

Fertility: Nutrition

Today we’re going to look at the sort of thing you should be eating if you want to feel rest assured you’re eating all you should be to get pregnant. The simplest explanation is that you should be eating a healthy diet! But there are so many misconceptions about what makes up a healthy diet. So let me just spell it out again for clarity. 

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PMS: It's not just your hormones

PMS: It's not just your hormones

You may not know this about me but I can get terribly painful periods. I once turned green and nearly fainted whilst at work. In those days, pain killers didn’t make an ounce of difference so I didn’t even bother trying.

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