There’s nothing like a late period to add some extra stress to your life. The most obvious culprit — pregnancy — is one possibility, but there are lots of other reasons. An Ob/Gyn explains why late periods happen and what to do if yours is MIA.
Periods can be puzzling. Some people have two or three days of bleeding, while others see Aunt Flo for an entire week. And is it normal to have really light — or really heavy — bleeding each month? An Ob/Gyn explains.
If you’re trying to get pregnant, a Cleveland Clinic expert recommends over-the-counter ovulation kits which are up to 99% effective in identifying when your body is most fertile.
If you’re trying to get pregnant, it’s important to understand your body and its natural cycles. One way to get some additional insight is by tracking your basal body temperature.
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