My Cycle Story: A Research Study

Collecting Data Around Women’s Cycle Changes

(From June; but only just learned about it).

… stories and stories and stories of really horrible things happening to women – vaccinated and unvaccinated. And then all of a sudden… they deleted the accounts for the people who were sharing the stories, and they deleted all of the support groups…

… not only is that a serious problem – that you’re literally silencing women in 2021 – but also that something serious is going on, and if these anecdotal stories are just getting erased, then how can we prove that that’s even happening? …

We have to take these stories and we have to somehow turn them into data. Because if it’s data and we can publish this research, that’s not something that they can delete… So that’s why we created the My Cycle Story survey and just published the first paper.

Tiffany Parotto

Survey Results:

(DCS = Decidual Cast Shedding, “clinically known as membranous dysmenorrhea – is so rare that most people have never heard of it, including most health care workers. It describes a gynecological event…during which the decidua, or the thick mucous membrane that lines the uterus, is shed in full, intact form”

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