Hello Beloved! January is Cervical Health Awareness Month and we are happy to help you start your year off right by encouraging you to check-in on your cervix. Your cervix is one of the unsung heroes of the female reproductive system, connecting your uterus to your vagina. It is always working, protecting your upper reproductive organs from dangerous bacteria and preventing the entrance of sperm during pregnancy and menstruation. Through your cervix come your shed uterine lining during menstruation and babies! (Canadian Cancer Society).
A happy cervix does all these things very well. But, a cervix can be made unwell by a number of factors. And in the most unfortunate cases, an unwell cervix can cause death, as in cases of cervical cancer. But, there is great news! Cervical cancer is preventable. Prescreening can help doctors identify abnormal and precancerous cell growth and provide treatment before they become invasive cancers. (American Cancer Society). That's why it's important to make screening a part of your planned wellness routine. The following are recommended screening based on age:
Take care and make your appointment today!
Happy temple building!
Take care. Bless many.
Carolyn Sinclair McCalla is a daughter of God who believes that as we seek the truth of God's Word, and humble ourselves to live in agreement with it, that we will experience the transformation which allows us to enter wholistic wellness: spirit, soul and body. She is the Founder and President of EarthBasic and leads its Be-Held Community: a group of women seeking, living and being transformed by the truth of God’s Word together. She is excited about this addition to the Be-Held Community, which will provide loving, sustainable, Christ-centered and well researched resources to support women in cultivating a life of wholistic self-care: spirit, soul, and body, which will in turn equip them to bless the generations in their care.