Reasons to be grateful for your period
APRIL 13 2023 | BLOG | BY DR AMANDA BUADI
Let's face it - periods are given a bit of a bad rap. For decades, we have been told that our periods are inconvenient, messy, unhygienic and don't serve any real purpose.
3 Signs You Are In Your Fertile Window
APRIL 06 2023 | BLOG | BY DR AMANDA BUADI
The female reproductive system works cyclically in a pattern of infertility, then fertility, then infertility again. When you learn a fertility awareness-based method, you learn to identify the signs that will tell you when you are approaching your time of fertility.
All Things Progesterone
MARCH 23 2023 | BLOG | BY DR AMANDA BUADI
3 things you need to know about Progesterone.
Not the Rhythm Method!
MARCH 02 2023 | BLOG | BY DR AMANDA BUADI
Fertility awareness-based methods do not have the best reputation for managing fertility
7 Little Known Facts about Cervical Mucus
FEBRUARY 02 2023 | BLOG | BY DR AMANDA BUADI
The Creighton Method is often known as the mucus method. This is because it requires monitoring of cervical mucus alone to track fertility.
4 Lesser Known Cycle Facts
DECEMBER 08 2022 | BLOG | BY DR AMANDA BUADI
Here are 4 lesser-known facts about your menstrual cycle.
Why Fertility Awareness?
NOVEMBER 24 2022 | BLOG | BY DR AMANDA BUADI
Fertility awareness-based methods or FABMs are an effective way of using the information that a woman's reproductive system is telling her (through certain markers) to monitor gynaecological health.
7 Signs You May Have Endometriosis
NOVEMBER 3 2022 | BLOG | BY DR AMANDA BUADI
Painful and heavy periods? Chronic pelvic pain? Nausea, vomiting and fatigue during your periods? Diarrhoea and painful defecation during your period? These are all signs of endometriosis.
7 Signs You May Have PCOS
OCTOBER 27 2022 | BLOG | BY DR AMANDA BUADI
Endless cycles? Almost continuous mucus? Unsure when you are ovulating? Difficulty conceiving? Facial hair/acne? Do any of these apply to you? If so, you could have PCOS.
Signs You May Have PMS
OCTOBER 20 2022 | BLOG | BY DR AMANDA BUADI
Do you ever feel that just before your period, you become a different person? You feel less in control of your emotions, tearful, irritable or with sudden cravings for chocolate or just plain bloated?
8 Signs You May Be Progesterone Deficient
OCTOBER 13 2022 | BLOG | BY DR AMANDA BUADI
Progesterone is the hormone that dominates your cycle post ovulation. It has so many functions...
4 Common Cycle Issues Post-Hormonal Contraception
OCTOBER 06 2022 | BLOG | BY DR AMANDA BUADI
For some women, their natural cycles can return within a few months of stopping hormonal contraception. However, for many women it can take a lot longer for cycles to return and to become regular.
3 Unexpected Benefits of Cycle Charting
SEPTEMBER 29 2022 | BLOG | BY DR AMANDA BUADI
As I have experienced myself and have heard through many friends and clients, cycle charting becomes a way of life with many unexpected benefits!
The Mechanisms of the Pill
SEPTEMBER 15 2022 | BLOG | BY DR AMANDA BUADI
You are reading this because you are interested in charting using a Fertility Awareness Based Method.
My Discovery of FAM
SEPTEMBER 8 2022 | BLOG | BY DR AMANDA BUADI
I remember the first time I heard about Fertility Awareness Based Methods or Natural Family Planning as it was more commonly known then.
From Hormonal Contraception to FABM - Making the Leap!
AUGUST 29 2022 | BLOG | BY DR AMANDA BUADI
You’ve made the decision – you and hormonal contraception are parting ways.
Perimenopause/Menopause & The Restorative Approach
JUNE 29 2022 | THE RESTORATIVE APPROACH | BY DR AMANDA BUADI
With so much in popular media about the menopause recently, this article seeks to explore how using a Fertility Awareness Based Method can help!
Endometriosis & The Restorative Approach
MARCH 31 2022 | THE RESTORATIVE APPROACH | BY DR AMANDA BUADI
Endometriosis is a menstrual disorder in which endometrial deposits (tissue similar to the lining of the womb) grows outside of the womb. This tissue is most commonly found within the pelvic area – for example on the ovaries, fallopian tubes, bowel and bladder but it can also be found in a variety of other locations including the lung, renal tract, diaphragm, skin and liver.
Pre-Menstrual Syndrome and the Restorative Approach
MARCH 17 2022 | THE RESTORATIVE APPROACH | BY DR AMANDA BUADI
Learn more about your body and how to avoid the worst effects of its monthly cycles!
Is Pre-Menstrual Syndrome Real?
Yes! Pre-Menstrual Syndrome is a condition in which several emotional, behavioural and physical symptoms begin 4 or more days before the menstrual period. The table below lists some of these symptoms. It occurs cyclically, can be debilitating and a lot of women suffer greatly as a result.
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome & the Restorative Approach
MARCH 03 2022 | THE RESTORATIVE APPROACH | BY DR AMANDA BUADI
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition of infrequent or no ovulation which causes infertility and metabolic dysfunction. It affects 5-20% of women of reproductive age with between 50 – 75% of cases being undiagnosed.