How to Use a Menstrual Cup with a Tilted Uterus: Riding the Tilt-a-Whirl

How to Use a Menstrual Cup with a Tilted Uterus: Riding the Tilt-a-Whirl

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How to Use a Menstrual Cup with a Tilted Uterus: Riding the Tilt-a-Whirl
Have you ever noticed that while the outside of our bodies come in a lot of different sizes, shapes and colours, the pictures we see in textbooks of our insides…

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Sex and The Nervous System

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Sex and The Nervous System
Ah sex, we know it. We love it. And here at Intimina, we love to get down to the nitty-gritty science of it.  Examining what’s going on physiologically when we’re…

What’s The Best Time of Day to Have Sex?

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What’s The Best Time of Day to Have Sex?
Here at Intimina, we’re all about working with our biology to optimize our sex lives.  We are products of nature, and knowing how to work with our natural rhythms can…

Coffee and Reproductive Health

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Coffee and Reproductive Health
Ahh, that sweet morning cup of joe. An afternoon latte. A post-dinner espresso. There’s no denying the satisfaction one gets from a good cup of coffee.  Of course here at…

Let’s Celebrate Spring with Fresh New Bundles!

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Let’s Celebrate Spring with Fresh New Bundles!
A lot of us are coming up on our one-year anniversary. We’re hopeful for the next few months, but in the meantime, we could use a pick-me-up. And we figured…

Pelvic Floor 101: What is the Pelvic Floor?

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Pelvic Floor 101: What is the Pelvic Floor?
Many people have heard about Kegels, but not many people are aware of the muscles they are exercising: the pelvic floor.  The pelvic floor is a muscular bowl inside of…

How to Take Care of Your Sex Toys

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How to Take Care of Your Sex Toys
Whether you’re new to the world of sex toys and tools, or a seasoned veteran, it’s vital for both your own health and the health of your toys to be…

Tough Talks: Who Can I Talk to About My Sexual & Intimate Health?

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Tough Talks: Who Can I Talk to About My Sexual & Intimate Health?
If you’re an Intimina blog reader, then congratulations! You’ve been taking some important steps to become more informed about your body. Not to toot our own horn (though we have…

How to Heal from Social Anxiety

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How to Heal from Social Anxiety
Most of us get nervous from time to time when in new social situations. A combination of nerves, excitement, and newness can send rushes of adrenaline through our bodies when…

Pregnancy: What is Gestational Diabetes?

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Pregnancy: What is Gestational Diabetes?
During pregnancy, your body will go through so many changes and transitions that you may not know how to keep up with it! From growing breasts to a growing belly.…

How to Tell Someone You Have an STI

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How to Tell Someone You Have an STI
Every day, more than one million STIs are contracted globally.  Contracting an STI can lead to feelings of low self-worth, anxiety around love and relationships, depression, and feelings of sexual…

Your Guide to Anal Plugs

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Your Guide to Anal Plugs
Butt plugs. The mere mention of them may cause you to clench your cheeks, blush (your other cheeks), or erupt in a burst of giggles. You may also cock your…

Migraine: More than Just a Headache

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Migraine: More than Just a Headache
Migraine is a complex and debilitating neurological disorder that disproportionally affects women.

Vegetables and Vaginas: Eating for Vaginal Health

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Vegetables and Vaginas: Eating for Vaginal Health
You’ve heard about the mind-gut connection. You’re well aware of the influence that your diet plays on your health and overall wellbeing. But what about the gut-vagina connection?  That’s right,…

COVID-19: Changing our Views on Consent

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COVID-19: Changing our Views on Consent
At the time of writing this, we’ve spent the better part of a year in a pandemic that has impacted every one of us in one way or another –…

Penetration: Do it Yourself

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Penetration: Do it Yourself
Hey all you savvy self pleasure-ers – this one is for you! You may have mastered the art of clitoral stimulation, and are well versed at getting yourself off. When…

Understanding Vaginismus – What’s Going on Down There?!

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Understanding Vaginismus – What’s Going on Down There?!
***Content Warning: This article discusses sexual violence in the context of medical conditions.  Do you experience consistent vaginal pain and tightness? Is it hard for you to use tampons and…

What is Pelvic Inflammatory Disease?

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What is Pelvic Inflammatory Disease?
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, PID, is a term that is often thrown around in reproductive health conversations, however, it’s not always clearly understood.  Affecting an estimated 4.4% of women of reproductive…

Get Some Z for Your V: A Valentine’s Ziggy Cup Sale

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Get Some Z for Your V: A Valentine’s Ziggy Cup Sale
Happy Valentine’s Day! While most of us will be foregoing the expensive set menus this year, that doesn’t mean all your February 14th plans have to fly out the window.…

Traveling Through The Veil of Birth

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Traveling Through The Veil of Birth
Besides writing about all things reproductive health, I also work hands-on as a doula.  The common definition of a doula is someone who supports a birthing person through the process…

Intuitive Eating: Honoring Your Needs

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Intuitive Eating: Honoring Your Needs
Pop culture has slowly but surely been moving the focus from eurocentric body image ideals that may perpetuate eating disorders and insecurities, to a place of focusing on health and…
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