Your regular menstrual period or menstruation comes from obvulating regularly.

Dysmenorrhea: Painful Menstrual Periods or Cramps

Dysmenorrhea is defined as a medical condition that involves pain or discomfort during menstruation. ... read more »

What Is Cycle Syncing?

Learn about the four phases of the menstrual cycle and the best ways to eat and exercise during each phase! ... read more »

No Menstrual Period and Not Pregnant?

If you have amenorrhea and you don't have a period and are not pregnant, then certain tests can be done to find out why you are not getting your period. ... read more »

Primary Amenorrhea

Primary amenorrhea is diagnosed when a woman does not get her period by the age of 14 or 16 years of age. ... read more »

Causes of Amenorrhea

I had no menstrual period for 2 months. What could be the cause? ... read more »

Long Cycles and Delayed Ovulation

A menstrual cycle with infrequent menstrual periods and cycles that are consistently longer than 35 days is also known as 'oligomenorrhea.' ... read more »

Irregular Periods - Getting Pregnant

My periods come every three to four months, what's wrong? ... read more »

Mentrual Cycle - First Day

What is the first day of my cycle? Brown spotting or bright red blood? ... read more »

Light Menstrual Bleeding

Light menstrual bleeding is also known as hypomenorrhea. ... read more »

Depo Provera and No Period

I received my last depo provera shot 6 months ago and have no period. Is that normal? ... read more »

Pelvic Pain During Menstrual Period - Dysmenorrhea

Pelvic pain during the menstrual period is knows as dysmenorrhea. The #1 reason for dysmenorrhea is a condition called endometriosis, when endometrial lining is outside the uterus. ... read more »

Pelvic Pain 2 Weeks Before Period

Pelvic pain about midcycle or 2 weeks before the next period is usually due to ovulation. ... read more »

Exercise and Late Period

Why is my period late? ... read more »

Progesterone and No Period

I am taking progesterone supplements and have no period, what is going on? ... read more »

Quiz: Is My Menstrual Cycle/Period Normal?

It is well-known that regular menstrual cycles and periods are an important indicator of your fertility and ability to get pregnant. This quiz was developed by Dr. Amos Grunebaum, the founder of babyMed. Take this quick quiz to see if your periods are normal! ... read more »

Can You Get Pregnant on Your Period?

Wondering if you can get pregnant on your period is a common question. Find out whether it's possible to conceive when you have sex on your period. ... read more »

How to Deal with Irregular Periods in 12 Steps

Irregular periods can signify an impediment to getting pregnant. Follow our 12-step program to deal with this problem: ... read more »

Pelvic Pain One Week Before Menstrual Period

Cyclical pain, pain that's related to the menstrual cycle, in a reproductive age woman, almost always has something to do with hormones and ovulation. ... read more »

Missed Menstrual Periods And Amenorrhea

On average, women have between 11 and 13 menstrual cycles, or periods, each year. For some women, 11 is far too many and others would love to have only 13 periods. ... read more »

Irregular Menstrual Cycles and Ovulation

Not ovulating and having ovulation problems is the #1 reason in women for difficulties getting pregnant. ... read more »

Amenorrhea - Missing Your Period - Pregnancy Diagnosis

Amenorrhea is the absence of a menstrual period. Missing your regular menstrual period is for most women the very first early pregnancy sign. ... read more »


Many women also refer to the menstrual period as "AF" which is an abbreviation for "Aunt Flo". ... read more »

Late Period - Negative Pregnancy Test

Late Period: Negative Pregnancy Test. There are two reasons for having a negative pregnancy test and having a late period: You did not ovulate anovulation or you did too early a pregnancy testing. ... read more »

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding With Or Without Pain

Menorrhagia is diagnosed when you have a regular cycle but the menstrual bleeding lasts longer than usual while menometrorrhagia is heavy bleeding, that is associated with increased pelvic pain. ... read more »

When To Expect Your Menstrual Period After Giving Birth

A regular Menstrual Period or Bleeding after Birth and Delivery Of The Baby usually come when you start ovulating again. This can last between 3-9 months on average. Breastfeeding may or may not prolong that time. ... read more »

Cycle Days

A menstrual cycle is the time period starting on your first day of your menstrual period, the time you bleed, and it ends the day before the next next menstrual period. ... read more »

Menstrual Period Abnormalities

A normal menstrual period is between 3-7 days long, and a normal menstrual cycle is between 21 and 35 days long with an average of 28 days. Menstrual cycle abnormalities are often related to ovulation issues. ... read more »

What Is Premenstrual Syndrome?

What is premenstrual syndrome? Do all women experience PMS? What are the signs and symptoms of PMS? ... read more »

Late Menstrual Period - What Next?

“My period is late, what do I do now?” This is probably the most frequent question we get from women who are trying to conceive (TTC.) The first step is finding out if you ovulated this month; the nex ... read more »

Can Stress Delay My Period?

I've been so stressed out and my period has been late for the past few months. I keep thinking there must be a correlation, but I'm not sure. Can stress delay my period? ... read more »

Is A Normal Menstrual Cycle 28 Days Long?

Menstrual cycles can vary from one woman to another as well as for each woman, and ovulation does not always happen on the exact same day, even in women with regular cycles. ... read more »

Why Is My Cycle Over 45 Days?

My cycle is over 45 days long, What does it mean if I want to get pregnant? The length of regular menstrual cycles is determined by when you ovulate. ... read more »

Causes of Luteal Phase Defect (LPD)

There are three causes of LPD: poor follicle production, premature demise of the corpus luteum, and failure of the uterine lining to respond to normal levels of progesterone. ... read more »

Long Menstrual Cycle and Basal Body Temperature BBT

The first thing to do if you have a long menstrual cycle is you should confirm that you are not pregnant by doing a pregnancy test. ... read more »

How Do I Know How Heavy My Menstrual Periods Are?

How can you keep track of how heavy your menstrual periods are? Here are some ways! ... read more »