Heavy Flow EPISODE 18 – HOLISTIC ABORTION CARE, SAYING NO TO SAY YES AND THE WOMB CONTINUUM WITH SAMANTHA ZIPPORAH

Today I’m talking to Samantha Zipporah, a holistic sexual health educator, activist, & advocate. We talk about holistic abortion care, the value of the uterus beyond childbearing, saying no to say yes and the healing power of orgasm.

CW: abortion, miscarriage

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What we discussed:

  • How Samantha’s work inspired the Heavy Flow Podcast!
  • Reframing all pregnancy outcomes as “pregnancy release”
  • Supporting physical, spiritual and emotional healing after an abortion and why the approach should be the same regardless of how the pregnancy was released
  • How the technocratic method of medical care differs from holistic care
  • Harnessing the vital life force of our uterus and acknowledging the sacred yes
  • Why body literacy and education are keys to a positive termination experience for patients and care providers
  • The healing power of orgasm

Heavy Flow EPISODE 18 – HOLISTIC ABORTION CARE, SAYING NO TO SAY YES AND THE WOMB CONTINUUM WITH SAMANTHA ZIPPORAH

Connect with Samantha:

Website
Instagram
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Support Samantha on Patreon

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Female Erasure
Episode 16: Womb Wellness with Clare Kenty
Wild Power
The Red School
Mantak Chia + Ovarian Kung Fu
Feminist Current Podcast: Toward reproductive sovereignty, not reproductive rights
Holistic Abortion Aftercare Zine

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