Author: Amy Cottrell (DipCNM, mBANT, rCNHC, mANP)
Fortunately, menopause has been getting the attention it deserves in recent years. Menopause is no longer something women feel they need to keep under wraps or battle with in silence because it is a bit of a taboo subject. It is, of course, a natural stage of life and the focus needs to be on finding practical, personalised ways to move through this transition and ensure that women have access to the support and understanding they need during this time in their lives.
We spend a significant amount of time at work; therefore, it’s inevitable that women will experience perimenopause (a transitional stage before menopause) and menopause whilst in employment.