WHO DO I TALK TO ABOUT MY MENSTRUAL CYCLE?
The different stages of a person menstruating
When the first menstruation arrives, an evolutionary journey begins, full of experiences, stories and experiences.
Choosing to experience this journey together with people who can give us the right tools to be aware of our body, live in harmony with ourselves and understand the power of the menstrual cycle is the key to emotional, physical and social well-being.
Why is it useful to talk about it?
Why talk to a midwife?
When to go to a midwife?
What can we ask a midwife?
WHY IS IT USEFUL TO TALK ABOUT IT?
Talking about your menstrual cycle is the first thing that must be said when it comes to cyclicality.
For many years our blood, cramps, aches and pains were taboo subjects. Fears that could not be dealt with because one was ashamed to say that the person was menstruating and that his blood was a vital source and not dirt to be kept hidden.
Today, however, very slowly we are trying to normalize an event that does not exist more natural, our menstrual cyclicality.
The purpose of this information is to enable all menstruating people to understand how to feel good about themselves and practice the power that the menstrual cycle has in our everyday life, that power that teaches us to love and know each other in the deep.
HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT OF TALKING ABOUT IT WITH A MIDWIFE?
The professional figure of the midwife or obstetrician is a figure that boasts numerous skills, not only assistance in childbirth, but also those of supporting the person during the phases of growth and awareness of his being and his body in constant evolution.
Through the physiological approach that the midwife has towards the person it is easy to make the various personal skills of the individual accessible to the person himself.
All the natural information of our body becomes clear and usable, we are able to become aware of it, but above all we can make the information related to our body primary sources of well-being.
WHEN TO CONTACT A MIDWIFE?
The first moment of confrontation with ourselves is certainly the menarche, it is an unforgettable moment that establishes a fundamental period in the life of the person, the passage from childhood to adulthood.
In this case, the midwife has the possibility of accompanying the young person towards a path of knowledge of their menstrual cycle, but above all she has the possibility of creating a bond with the person who gave birth to her and who takes care of her at the in order to donate the tools for good family emotional support during this moment of transition
The professional figure of the midwife works on prevention, not on pathology, so he makes sure to prevent traumatic events that can lead to discomfort.
Another moment of support is that linked to the fertile age of the person who menstruates, the midwife can accompany you towards a search for a pregnancy or towards a path of sexual discovery .
The person, together with the midwife, can accommodate the various emotional and physical differences present during the menstrual cycle and can learn to agree and deepen the choice of conscious contraception .
Choosing the contraceptive method is an indispensable process for living one's sexuality in a harmonious way.
Together with the midwife, the person becomes aware of the various phases of the menstrual cycle and acquires the tools so that the various phases of the cycle can be managed with strength and energy in a different way.
The changes that occur during the phases of the menstrual cycle can affect the personal and social life of the person and if not managed in a physiological way they can create emotional and physical alterations, for example, if the person has not yet understood how to evaluate when living the phase of ovulation can lead to unwanted pregnancies and having to undergo the experience of a voluntary abortion even at a young age.
Knowing your menstrual cycle is essential to get to know your body thoroughly and to be supported during this process, a small hiccup could put a person's emotional stability in difficulty.
WHAT CAN I ASK TO A MIDWIFE?
Let's better understand what we can ask a midwife to be accompanied on a path of menstrual intelligence:
Can i have sex during menstruation?
Is it normal to have bleeding out of the menstrual phase?
Is it normal to have a bad smell in intimate areas?
How can I do not to feel so bad during my period?
How can I tell if I am ovulating or not?
Is it normal to have a lot of facial hair?
What is the time between menstruation and the next?
How can I avoid having too much breast pain before menstruation?
Since taking the pill I have a lot of vaginal dryness, what can I do?
Why do I always crave chocolate before my period?
Why do I have acne?
How can I not always have infections in the intimate areas?
Is it true that if I take the pill I cannot have sex during my period?
Finding a midwife is very simple, just contact the clinic you belong to, the nearest clinic or search the web for the one closest to you that can provide you with a specific service.
Don't be ashamed to ask, the first step is certainly to be aware of the fact that it is important to be accompanied by experienced and professional people.