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How to Conduct an At-Home Breast Exam

How to Conduct an At-Home Breast Exam

You touch your boobs more than anybody else, which means you’re on the front lines for finding wayward bumps and lumps. Knowing how to conduct an at-home breast exam can save your life by alerting you to possible breast cancer symptoms. You can conduct these exams in the mirror, shower, or while lying in bed!
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What Makes the Orchyd Period Smart Case “Smart?"

What Makes the Orchyd Period Smart Case “Smart?"

The Orchyd Case actually holds up to the word “smart” as it tracks your period and ensures you never leave without the products you need. Learn how the Orchyd Period Smart Case is more intuitive than other smart products you find on the market.
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What Did People Do Before Pads and Tampons?

What Did People Do Before Pads and Tampons?

Today, we have plenty of possibilities when our period pops up, but what did people do before pads and tampons were readily available at their local convenience and grocery stores? Let’s go back in time together and check it out.
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The Importance of Tracking Product Usage

The Importance of Tracking Product Usage

Tracking how many products you use in a day is incredibly important. The lightness or heaviness of your flow can help you learn about your cycle and your body. Resident OB/GYN Dr. Kate Killoran gives suggestions on how to best track with the Orchyd app.
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How CBD Helps Soothe PMS

How CBD Helps Soothe PMS

CBD has become THE solution for many people’s aches, pains, mental health, and sleep problems. CBD has also been an incredibly helpful treatment for PMS symptoms–picking up where traditional medicine might drop off. With various forms of CBD, there’s something for everyone.
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The Myth That Women Don’t Masturbate

The Myth That Women Don’t Masturbate

It may seem impossible that some people still believe that women don’t masturbate, but they do. This myth has been around for decades, and unfortunately, it only continues to get worse. Breaking down the myth that women don’t masturbate is important to continue progressing.
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Celebrities Changing Periods for the Good

Celebrities Changing Periods for the Good

Many celebrities have chosen to use their platforms and global reach to spread awareness and raise money towards achieving menstrual equity. Meghan Markle, Hillary Duff, and Dakota Johnson, to name a few, have pledged their star power towards bettering the menstruation experience.
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How Your Period Changes As You Age

How Your Period Changes As You Age

If you thought things would be smooth sailing with your period once puberty was over, you probably realize that that wasn’t the case. Our periods change with us as we age, from the teen years, through the 20s and 30s, to perimenopause and menopause.
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You and Your Pelvic Floor

You and Your Pelvic Floor

Our pelvic floor isn’t something we always think about. But in reality, our pelvic floor is far more important than we realize. So, how do we maintain a strong and healthy pelvic floor?
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Your Guide to Period Underwear

Your Guide to Period Underwear

Period underwear is one of the newest and most interesting inventions on the market to help manage your period. It has become the preferred period product for many menstruators who don’t enjoy pads or tampons. With so many options to choose from, how do you know which pair is the right one?
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Q&A with Orchyd

Q&A with Orchyd

Thank you again to everyone who attended the Orchyd Launch Party. We were blown away by the enthusiasm for Orchyd and what we are doing here. Here are answers to some of the questions we didn’t get to in the Q&A portion!
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Tracking & Sharing Fertility with the Orchyd App

Tracking & Sharing Fertility with the Orchyd App

If you and your partner are trying to conceive, it can be extremely helpful to track your menstrual cycle so you know exactly when you’re ovulating. That’s why Orchyd’s cycle sharing feature is so useful. While most apps charge for cycle sharing, Orchyd easily lets you share your cycle with an unlimited number of people.
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