Girlfriend’s Guide

What Ob-Gyns Want You to Know About Fertility

Ob-gyns share common misconceptions and important facts to know about the reproductive system.

8 Underwear Mistakes That Can Mess With Your Health

These common habits can increase your risk of infection.

Amy Schumer Wants to Talk About Your Period

The comedian shares why she wants to end the stigma around period talk and what happens when her husband asks...

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22 Myths Gynecologists Want You to Ignore

Gynecologists reveal common myths about fertility, pregnancy, breast cancer, and other women's health issues they hear all the time.

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13 Sex Problems You Should Take Seriously

Some of the symptoms and conditions you and your partner experience during sex may seem normal but aren't. Here's when...

13 Things You Need to Know About Birth Control Pills

Whether you're trying to get pregnant or not, these are the facts doctors want you to know about birth control...

6 Healthy Reasons to Masturbate

A little self-love could be the cure to what ails you. Here, an expert shares how masturbation can help your...

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9 Exercises That Will Help You Have Better Sex

Fitness expert Katie Dunlop shares some exercise moves that will help you break a sweat and give your sex life...

10 Women Share What It’s Like Being Pregnant During the Coronavirus Crisis

We asked pregnant women to share their hopes and fears related to Covid-19, and what it feels like to be...

9 Contraception Myths That Could Put Your Health at Risk

There are some misleading and potentially dangerous myths that could put your health at risk. Here's what you need to...

11 Things to Know Before Going Off Birth Control

Stopping the pill is not quite like quitting carbs or Netflix—the body changes can be dramatic. Here's what to expect.

8 Unexpected Ways to Alleviate Menstrual Cramps

Before your period arrives, learn how to cope with menstrual cramps, from exercise to cutting back on caffeine.

Do Hair Dyes and Straighteners Cause Breast Cancer?

Some studies have suggested that hair straighteners or hair dye is linked to breast cancer risk, but others have not...

“Confidence Is Currency:” How to Crush Your Fear and Find Your Inner Strength

Beloved singer-songwriter Jully Black is dedicated to bringing empowered women together across Canada and beyond, one sweat session at a...

9 Natural Home Remedies for Yeast Infections

You can probably find most of these in your home already.

9 Things to Never Say to a Friend Who’s Had a Miscarriage

It's easy to blurt out the wrong things, even when you mean well. These are the phrases to skip when...

The Best Exercises to Ease Period Pain

Don’t let Mother Nature get in the way! These exercises will help banish menstrual cramps, lower back pain, bloating, and...

Finally, Scientists May Have Found the Cure to PCOS

An exciting new study may finally have an answer for polycystic ovary syndrome, a condition that can cause weight gain,...

Everything You Need to Know About Using a Menstrual Cup

Including how to insert and remove it.

10 Facts Every Woman Needs to Know About Her Fertility

Surprising facts about fertility (and infertility) you might not know—but should.

Why Women are Ditching The Pill in Favour of Birth Control Apps to Prevent Pregnancy

Thanks to FemTech, period tracking and fertility apps are on the rise to becoming the preferred form of birth control....

What Is Uterine Cancer—and the Early Symptom You Shouldn’t Ignore

It's the fourth most common cancer in women—but it's usually treatable. Here's how to recognize the symptoms.

Is It Time To See a Doc About Your Heavy Period?

You could actually be suffering from a treatable medical condition called menorrhagia.

What Women Need to Stop Believing About Their Hormonal Health

Holistic nutritionist Jessica Dixon on the shocking misconceptions about women’s health, and how that led her to switch careers.

How to Make Your Own Hormone Balancing Adaptogen Blend

A holistic nutritionist on the best adaptogens for balancing your hormones.

7 Things You Should Do For Healthier Breasts (But Probably Don’t)

A 2013 UCLA study found that breast tissue ages faster than tissue found elsewhere in the body. What are you...

15 Surprising Things Doctors Want Women to Know About Endometriosis

It affects nearly two million Canadian women.