Hi, I’m Meah. Naturopath and mum of two girls. Fem21 was born from my need to restore the balance in my own body and I wanted to help as many women as possible to do the same. Like many women I see in my practice, I started taking the pill in my early 20s to manage my skin, my cycles, and for contraception. I had a strong response to the synthetic hormones and quickly spiralled into depression and anxiety. When I came off the pill, my husband and I decided to start a family. Then I faced miscarriages and a high-risk pregnancy with my second daughter. After finishing breastfeeding, I had the IUD inserted for contraception as I couldn't ever go back on the pill, but this played havoc with my moods and energy levels. I was adrenally exhausted, constantly bloated, and my skin was terrible. Ironically, I was working as a Naturopath in a fertility clinic – immersed in women's health and hormones – but I was ignoring my own issues.