Today on Heavy Flow Holly Grigg-Spall, author of Sweetening the Pill: Or How We Got Hooked on Hormonal Birth Control, is back on the show talking about Femtech and menstrual cycle/fertility apps. We discuss the pro’s, cons, opportunities and limitations of collecting reproductive health data through femtech apps, who is benefiting from our data, using technology for fertility/menstrual cycle awareness, who is responsible for providing body literacy education and more.

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This episode of Heavy Flow is supported by Diva Cup, a sustainable, easy-to-use, cost-effective and eco-friendly menstrual cup.

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Resources mentioned in this episode: 

Heavy Flow: Breaking the Curse of Menstruation
Sweetening the Pill: Or How We Got Hooked On Hormonal Birth Control
Heavy Flow Episode #11: Making Informed Choices About Hormonal Birth Control with Holly Grigg-Spall
Society for Menstrual Cycle Research
Clue
Capitalizing on the Curse, Elizabeth Kissling
Taking Charge of your Fertility
Kindara

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Produced by: TK Matunda
Music credit: Julia and Bradley of Home Studios
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