All about periods

Welcome to the place on the internet where we talk about periods. This is place for discovering period trackers and period calculators to keep an eye on your menstrual health. We go in depth into topics that matter to you like period pain, symptoms, light and heavy periods aswell irregular periods. You might have questions about bleeding between periods, how long will your period last and of course for the young ones out there, when will your first period start and what should you expect. Our writers bring together the latest content and information to demystify your time of the month.

girl on her first period

We answer the questions most teenagers have such as "when will i get my first period" and "How will I know when my periods are going to start?" and "Will my periods be regular from the outset?" and many more. Read on for more.


underwear with period spotting

What is Spotting? And what are the causes of it?

Each month, women experience the natural process of having a period. But occasionally there can be a little bleeding in between periods. Let's find out why.


Period trackers and fertility tracking apps reviewed

There are so many great digital apps out there that can help you track your menstrual cycle. From the most basic period tracker to comprehensive fertility planning, there is definitely something out there for you. We have a list of 7 period apps that we think could work for you. Check out our reviews.


incontinence pants

Urinary incontinence also known as overactive bladder (OAB) is a global problem. Did you know you can wear WUKA for all your various types of weak bladder issues. Read on for lots of useful advice on managing an overactive bladder.


Period cramps explained

Having heavy or painful periods can be one of the most frustrating parts of your menstrual cycle. Nine out of ten women of reproductive age go through some type of painful period each month. Let's look at the causes, some classic and some modern remedies.


Did you know one in 3 women experiences PMS? Time we talk about it and share information on how to understand and manage PMS. Let's start with what actually is a PMS?



PCOS is a common health condition among women of reproductive age thats affects 10 million women in the world. Between 12 to 18 percent of women between late adolescence and menopause have this syndrome which leads to an increasing possibility of infertility. Despite its frequency, near 70 percent of these cases remain undiagnosed. Find more about PCOS here: 


It can be bad enough having a period every month; many of us get a range of PMS or premenstrual syndrome symptoms like menstrual cramps, irritability and mood swings, but period bloating is another level of challenge: do we really have to go through that as well? Find more on Period Bloating: Causes and ways to ‘beat the bloat’.

Around 90 percent of women experience PMS of some kind. PMS sometimes can be sometime a bonding moment for some while devastating separating moments for others. We have answered the most commomn question on how to react around someone who is experienceing PMS here.


With Valentine’s day in the air this week, we thought we’d take the opportunity to ask people about their periods and relationships! Awkward...? Essential...? Normal? Let’s find out!


This week is International Women’s Day and this year is we will be celebrating the theme of ‘Better the balance, the better the world’. But most importantly we will be celebrating period successes here over last year that envisions an end to period poverty.


Here at WUKA we are proud of our period pants and believe they are comfortable and reliable when it comes to wearing period protection. With different options of period products on the market, we wanted to use this post to take a closer look at the differences between WUKA pants and a menstrual cup.


Every woman has vaginal discharge, it is perfectly normal and is produced naturally. A woman will experience different types of discharge during her monthly cycle. In this blog we will talk all you ned to know about vaginal discharge.


Talking to your daughter about puberty and starting her period is not necessarily an easy conversation to have, especially if she has a learning disability. All sorts of questions and doubts may arise in your mind. For Autism Awareness Day, we have some tips to share to start the conversation about periods to your girls.

No, it's never blue and was never blue or will ever be. Period Blood are always red and shades of red. Tampax and Always have been lying to us all these years. Well! that is one myth busted. In this blog we will talk about #periodblood and what do the different colour at different stages of period means.


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Period Naturopath and author of “Period Repair Manual" Lara Briden says “Zinc is the single most important nutrient for healthy ovulation and periods.  Read here for more info on periods and veganism.


Endometriosis is a chronic condition that can often bring much discomfort both physically and emotionally with a huge negative impact on your daily life. Find more on symptom, diagnosis and treatment and real stories of endo warrior here.


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