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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

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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

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“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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Fibroid Awareness Month: It’s Time to Take Charge Of Your Health

July 15, 2019
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Why I Wear White: The Relationship Between Fibroids and Fertility

July 4, 2019
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Why I Fight for a Month Dedicated to Fibroid Awareness

June 27, 2019

REFERENCES

  1.  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Heavy menstrual bleeding. https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/blooddisorders/women/menorrhagia.html. Accessed February 19, 2019.
  2. National Institutes of Health State-of-the-Science Conference Draft Statement. Prevention of Fecal and Urinary Incontinence in Adults. December 12, 2007.
  3. 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.
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