I got my first Pap test when I was pregnant with Chloe, and I’m grateful I had access to it…The good news is that it’s very quick, and helped make sure that I was healthy to have my baby girl.

Why am I sharing all this with you? Because I believe that all women should have access to the Pap test, it’s our right, and that it can save lives.

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#ad Hey girls,today Let’s talk about women’s health! Have you ever had a Pap test?Do you know what that is and why it’s so important? A Pap test, is a procedure to test for cervical cancer in women. It involves collecting cells from your cervix(the lower, narrow end of your uterus that's at the top of your vagina). Detecting cervical cancer early with a Pap test gives you a greater chance of defeating it. It is very important and really helps. Before Pap screenings, cervical cancer was the #1 cancer related death for women.Since the Pap smear it’s been reduced to the #14. When is the best time to do a Pap smear ? The best time to schedule your Pap test is at least 5 days after the end of your menstrual period. And what about the age? Most women 21 to 65 years old need to get Pap tests or a Pap test and HPV test together. It’s always good you do this test every 3 years. I got my first Pap test when I was pregnant with Chloe, and I’m grateful I had access to it. It didn’t hurt, but was a little bit uncomfortable.The good news is that it’s very quick, and helped make sure that I was healthy to have my baby girl. Why I’m sharing all this with you? Because I believe that all women should have access to the Pap test, it’s our right, and that it can save lives. Let's make our voices heard by the health guidelines changes, because it impact our bodies. Paid for #protectthepap

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