Should I Steam?

Should I Steam?

Jan 03 , 2021

Octaviana Richardson

Yoni Steams are not advised for those who fall into any of the below categories:

 

  • Pregnant women

  • Women who are currently menstruating

  • Women who are prone to spontaneous bleeding

  • Women who are trying to conceive should not steam between ovulation and their next menstruation in case they are pregnant

In addition the following recommendations should be strongly considered:

 

  • Steam sessions can be once a week, once before and once after menstruation, or with the moon cycles.

  • It is often recommended to stay warm during a steam session by covering the shoulders with a blanket. We may recommend adding or removing this extra layer depending on your constitution.

 

Steams are for...

Yoni Steams may be appropriate for women whom experience the following; however, we may modify your steam or recommend a specific course of treatment:

  • Women who are prone to infection (herpes, UTI, yeast)

  • Women who are trying to conceive (we will not steam between ovulation and the next menstruation)

  • Women experiencing short menstrual cycles (less than 27 days)

  • Girls under the age of 13 who have reached menarche

  • Women with IUDs

  • Women experiencing hot flashes and/or night sweats

  • Women with a history of interim bleeding in the past six months