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irregular menstrual cycle
Your cycle

Why is my period so short?

It can be concerning when something throws off your regular cycle. Learn what can cause changes to your period, what's normal for most cycles, and possible reason...

Dec 31

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How stress affects your menstrual cycle
Your cycle

How stress affects your menstrual cycle

Learn how stress affects your menstrual cycle, how to keep your stress levels down, and what you can do when stress affects your body.

Dec 8

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when do you take a pregnancy test
Your cycle

Is there an ideal time of day to take a pregnancy test?

Regardless of whether one is hoping for a positive or negative pregnancy test result, they want the correct...

Nov 23

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irregular periods
Your cycle

When to talk to your doctor about irregular periods

A lot of us get irregular periods, seeing little consistency between cycles and rarely a "normal" period. W...

Nov 11

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what is hypothyroidism
Your cycle

How hypothyroidism can affect your menstrual cycle

Medical conditions, like hypothyroidism, can cause i...

Nov 9

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6 things to know before you take a pregnancy test
Your cycle

6 things to know before you take a pregnancy test

While an at-home pregnancy test is over 99% accurate and easy to read, it can still be a confusing experience that you don’t want to mess up.

Nov 7

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How common are irregular periods?
Your cycle

How common are irregular periods?

If you're wondering "How common are irregular periods?" you're not alone. Each and every cycle is different.

Nov 5

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Period problems: Understanding menstrual disorders
Your cycle

Period problems: Understanding menstrual disorders

Having problems that affect your normal menstrual cy...

Oct 13

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The definitive guide to ovulation testing
Your cycle

The definitive guide to ovulation testing

If you’re trying to get pregnant, trying to avoid pregnancy or curious about your ovulation and reproductive system, learn about ovulation testing works

Oct 12

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when to test for pregnancy if irregular periods
Your cycle

When to take a pregnancy test with an irregular period

Knowing when to take a pregnancy test with an irregular period can be confusing. We're here to make this e...

Sep 20

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The definitive guide to pregnancy tests
Your cycle

The definitive guide to pregnancy tests

Though the little test can be a life changing, there is a lack of knowledge surrounding them. We’re here to clear the confusion up about pregnancy tests.

Aug 13

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What is a normal menstrual cycle?
Your cycle

What is a normal menstrual cycle?

The menstrual cycle refers to the monthly changes your body goes through to prepare for the possibility of pregnancy. We explain the four phases of it for you.

Jan 22

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How to honor each phase of your cycle holistically
Your cycle

How to honor each phase of your cycle holistically

our menstrual cycle involves much more than just you...

Dec 9

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The definitive guide to ovulation tests
Your cycle

The definitive guide to ovulation tests

Ovulation tests can tell you a lot about your body, fertility, and menstrual cycle. This is a guide for all things about ovulation tests to find your fertility.

Oct 19

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How stress affects your period and ovulation
Your cycle

How stress affects your period and ovulation

Under extreme stress, both emotional and physical, your menstrual cycle can get off kilter. We explain how stress effects your period and ovulation.

Oct 15

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easy home ovulation kit
Your cycle

Will I be able to track my ovulation at home?

Ovulation tests are an easy tool to track your ovulation and cycle at home. It’s simple, informative, and convenient with ovulation tests from Stix.

Sep 30

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Cycle essentials from Stix co-founder Jamie Norwood
Your cycle

Cycle essentials from Stix co-founder Jamie Norwood

Jamie Norwood, Stix co-founder, shares her favorite period products, best PMS songs, and her favorite ovula...

Sep 24

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Top best practices for taking pregnancy tests
Your cycle

Top best practices for taking pregnancy tests

Learn the best way to take pregnancy tests from the experts at Stix.

Sep 3

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How do I know my ovulation day?
Your cycle

How do I know my ovulation day?

Ovulation is the point in your menstrual cycle when you are most likely to get pregnant. There are different ways to know when you're ovulating and fertile.

Aug 27

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best time to take a pregnancy test
Your cycle

When do I take a pregnancy test during my cycle?

The timing of when you pregnancy test relative to your cycle can lead to inaccurate results and it can be confusing to get that timing down. Let's clear it up.

Aug 17

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what does an ovulation test do
Your cycle

What is an ovulation test? Here's what you need to know

An ovulation test is a key tool to get in the know on your body, your cycle, and when you are most fertile,...

Jul 22

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how long do you wait before taking a pregnancy test
Your cycle

10 early signs you should take a pregnancy test

So, you think you may be pregnant. The only way to know for sure? Take a pregnancy test. But, there are some early signs that indicate you need one.

Jun 24

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Can I trust my pregnancy & ovulation test results?
Your cycle

Can I trust my pregnancy & ovulation test results?

Testing for pregnancy can be stressful. Knowing when...

Jun 22

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You don't have to suffer through your period
Your cycle

You don't have to suffer through your period

Do you ever wonder why PMS happens? Or what causes some women to have debilitating period pain and a crazy heavy flow while others live life without it.

May 20

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What to do while you wait for pregnancy test results
Your cycle

What to do while you wait for pregnancy test results

We all know the drill while you wait for pregnancy test results: read the instructions, pee on the stick, w...

Feb 27

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How to better understand your cycle
Your cycle

How to better understand your cycle

We want to help empower women to feel aware of and comfortable with their bodies. Here are 7 ways to better understand your cycle.

Feb 14

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ovulation test questions
Your cycle

Common questions about ovulation tests

To save you time and patience we’ve answered all the questions you didn’t even know you had regarding ovulation testing. Learn more here.

Feb 4

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when an ovulation test is positive what does that mean
Your cycle

What’s the deal with ovulation tests?

New to ovulation testing? Here's how they work, when to use them, and tips for best results.

Nov 5

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What to do when you have a late period
Your cycle

What to do when you have a late period

Having a late period is without a doubt an emotional experience. We’re here to help you stay calm, cool, and collected during this turbulent time.

Jul 8

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How early can you take a pregnancy test?
Your cycle

How early can you take a pregnancy test?

Wondering how early you can take a pregnancy test? Early-detection tests can actually detect pregnancy before your period is due!

Jun 20

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How to take a pregnancy test without anyone knowing
Your cycle

How to take a pregnancy test without anyone knowing

The reality is, buying a discreet pregnancy test has never been more important. Here's how to take a pregn...

Jan 24

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best time to take a pregnancy test
Your cycle

When should I take a pregnancy test?

Wondering "When should I take a pregnancy test?" It can be confusing to know if you're in need of a pregnancy test. Read on for answers!

Jan 24