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The Bright Girl Guide: Use your period to your advantage (1) Paperback – 1 January 2019
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The Bright Girl Guide takes the confusion out of the menstrual cycle and helps you to understand how your period can be used to your advantage! Make sense of period symptoms and learn how to interpret what those symptoms may be telling you about your body and your hormones.
Women of all ages will learn invaluable insight into their health and hormones and how their physical and emotional health are related to their period as a result of reading this book.
You will learn about:
- Period hormones and their role in menstruation
- Why we have a period
- Female reproductive anatomy
- Ovulation and its role in the menstrual cycle
- Hormones that control the menstrual cycle
- The different phases of the menstrual cycle
- How we feel different throughout the menstrual cycle
- Interpreting and listening to your body's signs and symptoms
- How pregnancy happens
- When pregnancy can happen (SPOILER: not every day!)
- Basic Principals of fertility awareness
- Stress management for healthy hormone
- PMS and period pain
- Period irregularities
- Irregular bleeding
- Determining what is a true period and what is not
- What to do when you experience period irregularities
- How to get answers when your period is irregular
- HOW TO HAVE A BETTER PERIOD!
Foreword by Nat Kringoudis, Doctor of Chinese Medicine and Acupunture, and Author of 'Well and Good', and 'Beautiful You'.
"Where was this book when I was 12?! At 26 years old and 3 children later, there are things about my menstrual cycle I didnt know!! I LOVED this and am recommending it to everyone I know" - Emily
"This book is such a MAGNIFICENT resource. It is so thorough, so beautifully body positive, and masterfully organized, written, and illustrated" - Cherie, Co-founder of Saaltco
"This book is a masterpiece. It will help teens feel positive and informed about their whole cycle." - Amber, Co-founder of Saaltco
"I found it easy to read through, super detailed and I loved the super cute illustrations that demonstrates the female body in an elegant way. I would highly recommend this to all girls any aged" - Jess
"A must have for every female. This book will enable you to feel empowered by giving you the information you need to really understand your menstural cycle" - Candice, Founder of Bare by Bauer
"This eBook is an absolute gem when it comes to educating girls and women about their health and hormones" - Jacqui
"The Bright Girl Guide is the resource I wish I had access to in high school. Even now at 26, I'm learning things about my body" - Gioenne
About the Author
Nat Kringoudis is a doctor of Chinese medicine and acupuncture, author, speaker and all-round natural fertility expert. She is also the founder of Melbourne women's health clinic, The Pagoda Tree, creator of Yo'Nuts and producer of HealthTalks TV. It is her mission to educate and empower women to get clued up on their body and take control of their hormone health.
- Publisher : Bright Girl Health (1 January 2019)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 82 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0648585301
- ISBN-13 : 978-0648585305
- Dimensions : 17.78 x 0.56 x 25.4 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: 22,435 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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What it includes:
-basic anatomy of the female body and reproductive system
-how the menstrual cycle works
-fertility hormones and what they do
-what is normal and what is not normal
-basics of charting your cycle and how to identify when you have ovulated
-when you can get pregnant and when you can't (in a general sense - not sufficient for avoiding pregnancy)
What is NOT included:
-Discussion of sex or different types of sex acts. The only mention of sex is that p goes in v and sperm meets egg to begin a pregnancy. Also briefly mentions that libido may be higher during certain parts of the cycle.
-Discussion of birth control options. Birth control pills are briefly mentioned in terms of their effects on the cycle, but not recommended or encouraged. It is mentioned that charting can be used to avoid pregnancy, but this book does not contain sufficient information for that purpose.
-Information about STDs
-Sexual advice or morality
-Anything about transgenderism or sexual orientation