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Period while pregnant? A cautionary tale

Period while pregnant? A cautionary tale

When it comes to period during pregnancy, I’m an expert. Well, maybe just a specialist. Because until I hadn’t been through it myself, I didn’t know much about the fact that bleeding might be more than an inconvenience. It can also be a clear warning signal. A RED LIGHT in its most explicit form. Today I can say “I’ve been there” and share my story. There’s going to be blood, tears, fainting, ambulances, hospitals, and the longed-for happy ending. Hop in!

Paulina Pomaska

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Why do humans menstruate and do animals have periods too?

February 1, 2021

What do monkeys, some bats, and women have in common? Period. Bad joke? Not exactly. Hop in on a journey through the world of biological hypotheses related to menstruation. We’ll ask “Why?” until we find a sensible answer :)

  • Cezary Polak

    Why do humans menstruate and do animals have periods too?

    February 1, 2021

    What do monkeys, some bats, and women have in common? Period. Bad joke? Not exactly. Hop in on a journey through the world of biological hypotheses related to menstruation. We’ll ask “Why?” until we find a sensible answer :)

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    Endometriosis — does it have to hurt so much?

    January 29, 2021

    Endometriosis — a “topical” subject among women these days. I was wondering why the other day. I’ve come up with an idea that in the past (and very often also today) if a woman was in pain, then everything was alright — either because of menstruation, ovulation, or changes in the cycle. We’re living in the 21st century, we go to the Moon, anyone can have a drone in their house, surgeries are performed by robots which are not even in the same country as the patient — why should we then allow for the pain?

  • Paulina Pomaska

    Pregnancy — who asks the way goes astray

    January 29, 2021

    “Are you pregnant?!” Ye, who’s never asked that question may first cast a stone. I have. Many times. Until one day I realised that it’s like tiptoeing on thin ice which covers a vast ocean of people’s drama.

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