Amelie Eckersley

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Former Managing Editor

Amelie Eckersley (She/Her) is a writer, editor and researcher on the intersections of reproductive health, gender and climate change. She is based in Berlin and is Clue's Former Managing Editor.

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Sex

Period sex 101

There is nothing “dirty” or dangerous about menstrual blood. 

The phases and hormones of the menstrual cycle.
Menstrual Cycle

What is the menstrual cycle?

Understanding the cycle is important for your overall health. We break down the phases and hormones of the menstrual cycle.

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Miscarriage

Am I having a miscarriage?

When a miscarriage occurs very early in pregnancy, it can be difficult to tell the difference between a miscarriage and...

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About Clue

The journey of a single data point

It's our job to keep everything you track in Clue safe.

About Clue

Learn more about your body with Clue Plus

When you subscribe to Clue Plus, you don't only get new features: you also fund important research, support data privacy,...

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How to Use Clue

What to know about Clue’s Cycle Analysis feature

Clue’s enhanced Analysis makes it easy to stay on top of your menstrual health. Get a personalized overview of your...

Trying to Conceive

I want to have a baby but my partner doesn't

“I can see myself parenting with you, and that’s not a feeling I’ve had before,” my boyfriend Adam said to...

Skin & Hair

Hair and skin changes: perimenopause and menopause

The amount of changes that come with perimenopause and menopause can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to hair loss...

Skin & Hair

Watching my mother lose her hair during menopause made both of us stronger

The effects of menopause are different for each woman and are primarily caused by drops in estrogen, when the menstrual...

Skin & Hair

Hair and skin changes: your 20s and 30s

Understanding what is normal and what might indicate a hormonal disorder may also put you at ease no matter what...

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Non-Hormonal Birth Control

Here are all of your non-hormonal birth control options

There are a range of non-hormonal options that vary in cost, effectiveness, and duration.

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Dating & Partnership

8 things to know about sexual consent

Even if you’ve heard of sexual consent, you might be unsure of how to give it or ask for it....

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Diet & Exercise

Digestion and your cycle: the truth about period poop

Is period poop a thing? Learn all about food, digestion and the menstrual cycle.

Dating & Partnership

No glove, no love: condom negotiation and common excuses

Condoms are very effective at preventing pregnancy and the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). They are a great birth...

LGBTQIA+

Living with HIV

There are about 37 million people living with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) around the world. More than half of...

How to Use Clue

How to password protect Clue

If you share your device with someone else, or you feel like someone might look at your phone without your...

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Miscarriage

What causes a miscarriage?

Understanding why and how frequently miscarriage occurs can help people process the experience.  

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About Clue

Bringing awareness to infertility: how tracking your period can help

In recognition of #NIAW2021, and the people with periods and their partners who experience infertility, we hosted a webinar with...

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How to Use Clue

Why we are removing the fertile window

At Clue we aim to be the best data-driven and evidence-based period tracker out there. As the nature of data...

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How to Use Clue

How to create unique tracking in Clue

Clue is not just a period tracking app. It has many tracking options for every part of your life, from...

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Non-Hormonal Birth Control

What's up with pulling out?

The pull out method has some significant downsides. So, what is withdrawal and how effective is it? Let’s look at...

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About Clue

“Alternative” approaches to health: How we think about health information at Clue

We sometimes get emails asking why we collaborate with naturopaths for our online content. It's a fair question.

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LGBTQIA+

How is the LGBTQIA+ community using Clue?

At Clue, we aim to be inclusive, loud, and proud all year-round, not just because we feel we should, but...

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LGBTQIA+

What it's like to be pregnant as a transmasculine person

Masculine people have been pregnant and birthing as long as there have been people. In reality, my relationship with my...