Did you know that women who have fibroids may not wear white due to the fear of breakthrough bleeding? Let's make the color white a sign of strength!
Share your own story with fibroids using #MyFibroidStory and encourage other women to do the same, or stand in solidarity with fibroid sufferers and show support using #WhyIWearWhite
Hear From Real Women
Claudia suffered from fibroids and heavy period symptoms for years, before finally undergoing a hysterectomy. Read her blog to find out why she believes women should be proactive about speaking up about their symptoms, and finding the right treatment for them.Claudia’s #MyFibroidStory
Did you know 1 in 5 women suffer from heavy periods?1 Get familiar with the causes, symptoms and treatment options of common uterine health issues like fibroids and abnormal uterine bleeding.About Uterine health
Overactive bladder and bowel leakage affect millions of women2 – get to know your options by reading about the causes, symptoms and potential solutions to pelvic health issues.About pelvic health
“So many women have these symptoms. It’s imperative that we educate ourselves and each other - and have that conversation. ”
– Tevyka Heyward
“I had the anxiety of not being able to wear white, or to participate in certain things.”
– Tanika Gray, Founder, The White Dress Project
“Plenty of things in life are heavy, your period doesn’t have to be. ”
– Change the Cycle
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- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Heavy menstrual bleeding. https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/blooddisorders/women/menorrhagia.html. Accessed February 19, 2019.
- National Institutes of Health State-of-the-Science Conference Draft Statement. Prevention of Fecal and Urinary Incontinence in Adults. December 12, 2007.
- Uterine Fibroid Fact Sheet. Office on Women’s Health. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. https://www.womenshealth.gov/a-z-topics/uterine-fibroids. Accessed February 20, 2019.