reproductive health

Glow Foods for Hormone Equilibrium: Before, During & Post MenstrualCycle

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When we bleed it is a sacred time, although it’s often internalized as a curse. When a woman experiences PMS and a symptomatic cycle, it often means she is spreading herself too thin and not listening to her internal rhythms. Scheduling your life, as often as possible, so that you’re not taxing yourself when your cycle […]

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Research Finds Oppression + Inequality in Medicine May Affect Childbirth Outcomes

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Research examines the global medical establishment’s false perceptions of the weakness of the female body and the greatest health risks to women during childbirth. In a journal article published this year, Director of the Culture, Brain, and Development program Pamela Stone exposes gender-based oppression, inequality, and “structural violence against reproductive aged women” inherent in modern […]

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Bajos: Mayan Wisdom for Postpartum Care

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Rooted in Central America, there is an ancient well-respected healing practice known as bajo. It’s a relic of ancient Mayan midwifery that has been passed down through generations of childbearing women, and traditional healers, modern midwives and holistic doctors who understand that the herbal remedy is an important part of postpartum care. During a bajo treatment, gentle heat, soothing moisture, and medicinal […]

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