Periods

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Periods

What’s “normal”?: menstrual cycle length and variation

The menstrual cycle is more than just your period—it’s the rhythmic changes of the your reproductive system.

by Nicole Telfer, Former Science Content Producer
Periods

Skipping your period using birth control pills: safety and how to do it

Your uterus won’t get “backed up”.

by Nicole Telfer, Former Science Content Producer
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Periods

Do you get your period on the pill? Pills, periods, and withdrawal bleeding

Your “period” on the pill is actually called withdrawal bleeding.

by Anna Druet, Former Science and Education Manager