Heavy Flow Podcast Episode 24 - Menstruating with a disability + designing an accessible menstrual cup with Jane Hartman Adamé

Today on the show I’m talking to Jane Hartman Adamé, co-founder and CEO of Keela Cup, about her experience menstruating with a disability and how it led her to design a more accessible menstrual cup.

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What we discussed:

  • How Jane’s own experience with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome led her to dream of an accessible menstrual cup
  • How the Keela Cup differs from conventional cups
  • The process of designing and manufacturing the Keela Cup
  • Why Jane and Andy decided to fund Keela via crowdfunding
  • The importance of inclusive design

Heavy Flow Podcast Episode 24 - Menstruating with a disability + designing an accessible menstrual cup with Jane Hartman Adamé

Connect with Jane and Keela:

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Resources mentioned in this episode:

Heavy Flow Listener Survey
I Designed a Menstrual Cup That’s Easier for Disabled People to Use
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Music Credit: Julia and Bradley of Home Studios
Graphic Design: Rachel Laird