Our jargon-free blog, dedicated to helping you understand your body and mind. Period.
No, it isn't a nip slip - let's talk hairy nipples; why this happens, how to remove the hair (if you want to), and why you shouldn't feel that you have to!
Happy Maternal Mental Health Month! Didn’t know it existed? Don’t worry, it’s something that’s rarely discussed, but SO important. We’re sharing our advice for rushed-off-their-feet mammas who feel they don’t have time for PMS symptoms. Whether you’re a brand new mother, a working mum or have been trying to balance your period symptoms with motherhood for years, here are our tips…
Feel like your tampon's hitting a wall when you try to insert it? Something weird going on down there? Worry not, here's what's likely causing the problem.
Got stain pain? Yoppie's handy-dandy guide to avoiding, managing and cleaning up after discharge or period stains will help you get it all under control.
Wait, don't pesticides go on farm fields? How can they impact your vag? Yoppie sheds some light on the health impact of chemical pest control on your body.
Why not flush your tampons and pads? Well, it's bad for the environment (and the plumbing), for a start! Yoppie explains how to dispose of things in an eco-friendly way.
Choccie cravings got you down? Yoppie's guide to eco-friendly and ethical chocolate explains how to indulge those urges in a much more planet-friendly way.
Why do we suffer from period chocolate cravings, and is there any benefit to actually downing the stuff? Yoppie lays out the pros, cons, and hormonal whys.
Everyone has their own comfort foods at those low points, but did you know that with a few minor switchups you can have a better, healthier menstrual cycle?
As if your menstrual cycle wasn't enough fun, your skin can flare up while you're on your period too; Yoppie talks through what happens and how to cope.
Wondered about the relationship between the menstrual cycle and exercise? Yoppie talks about the benefits of tailoring your fitness regime to your cycle.
Why do you often feel sad before your period? Yoppie talks PMS: why it happens, what causes it, and how to get the most out of all those self-care ideas.
Puberty: what the heck is it and what is going on right now? Yoppie discusses the whys and hows of all the changes going on at this weird time in your body.
Yoppie talks about the importance of the world's forests and how you can make your period care more sustainable by having a tree-friendly menstrual cycle.
Get to grips with your diet and make those monthly changes work for you with this guide to nutrition and the menstrual cycle from the experts at Yoppie.
When is the right time to have the period talk with your daughter, and how is the best way to explain things to her? Yoppie lays out some expert guidance.
Yoppie discusses the science behind the use of ginger for menstrual cramps, and how this handy-dandy spice can make your time of the month less painful.
For #IWD, Yoppie celebates the achievements of some of the world's most amazing female scientists working in the fields of biology, genetics and virology.
Weight gain, bowel problems, painful sex and more: Yoppie weighs in on some of the less well-known signs, symptoms and pains of life with endometriosis, including some you might not have heard of before.
There are some sweeping statements about there about PMS and mood swings, most of which are varying degrees of total BS: Yoppie busts some of the top myths.