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Fat Sex: What Everyone Wants to Know but is Afraid to Ask

I’m a fat woman. I’m a fat woman who has had lots and lots of awesome sex almost exclusively with partners much smaller than myself. When I met my current partner a year ago, I was at my fattest, about 150 lbs heavier than he is, making our sex the most drastic in terms of […]

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Q & A with Ms. Vagina Science: Heavy Bleeding with Menstrual Cups, Treating BV, and using Emmenagogues to induce Your Period

This week I will be answering reader questions! NSFW warning: there is a picture of a full Diva Cup below.

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Q and A with Ms. Vagina Science: How Do You Masturbate?

Dear, Ms. Vagina Science,  So, how exactly does one masturbate? Sincerely,  Confused about masturbating exactly Some NSFW pictures after the cut

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So, You Want to Be a Doula

Congratulations on your new path! Doula work is very challenging, rewarding, and life changing. For over 5 years I taught childbirth education and worked independently as a birth Doula. I wandered into the profession at 22 years old and quickly became a very busy birth attendant in the little town where I lived. I left birth work […]

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Ms. Vagina Science’s Quick and Dirty Guide to Fertility Awareness

So, you want to understand your fertility! Good for you! Maybe you just want to know how it works, or maybe you want to practice the Fertility Awareness Method (FAM). Either way, I’m here to help you get started.

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Ask Ms. Vagina Science- Delaying Your Period, Birth Control Moodiness, and The Diva Cup Learning Curve

This week Ms. Vagina Science answers reader questions!

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Ask Ms. Vagina Science- Understanding How Menstrual Hormones Influence the Way You Feel

Dear Ms. Vagina Science,  What causes pregnancy symptoms? What shift in hormones causes the nausea and sore boobs? Is it increased progesterone?  I’m not pregnant, but I’m super tired and run-down, craving weird things, have sore boobs, and my stomach flips out every time I eat. I am nauseous all day. My period isn’t due for a week, […]

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Your Vagina is a Tomato: Three Ways to Maintain Healthy Vaginal pH and Avoid Vaginitis

pH. It sounds so scientific. When I consider pH, I have nasty flashbacks from high school chemistry class, or rather, failing high school chemistry class. Beakers and flasks, right? pH is scientific, for sure, but it’s also applicable to your vaginal health. A little chemistry goes a long way when you’re dealing with chronic vaginitis- […]

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Me, You, and Your Vagina

My friend didn’t know where her clitoris was. This happens to me. A lot.