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Episode 50 – It’s Only Blood with Anna Dahlqvist

Heavy Flow Podcast Episode #50 - It's Only Blood with Anna Dahlqvist

This week I’m talking to Anna Dahlqvist, journalist and author of It’s Only Blood. We discuss the history of menstrual shame, the similarities between modern menstrual taboos at home and abroad, menstrual equity as a human right and the need for more reproductive health education from puberty to menopause.


Episode 49 – Mapping the menstrualome with Ridhi Tariyal

Heavy Flow Podcast Episode 49 - Mapping the Menstrualome with Ridhi TariyalThis week I’m talking to Ridhi Tariyal, CEO & Co-founder of Nextgen Jane. We discuss how Ridhi’s experience managing her reproductive health sparked her interest and passion for this field, the incredible information our menstrual blood contains and how Nextgen Jane is working on putting it to work, and what it’s like to work on periods in Silicon Valley.


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