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THE BEST OF HEAVY FLOW – Making Informed Choices About Hormonal Birth Control with Holly Grigg-Spall

The Heavy Flow Podcast Episode 11: Making Informed Choices About Hormonal Birth Control with Holly Grigg-Spall

We’re replaying the Best of Heavy Flow while we’re on hiatus over the summer! Subscribe to Heavy Flow on your favourite podcast player and sign-up for my weekly newsletter to get new episodes when we’re back in the fall. 

This week I’m chatting with Holly Grigg-Spall, author of Sweetening the Pill: Or How We Got Hooked On Hormonal Birth Control. In this episode Holly gives us a 101 about how hormonal birth control really works and some of the common misconceptions we’re often told about the pill; the importance of fertility awareness education in making truly informed birth control choices; how hormonal birth control affects sexuality and we ask, does being critical of the pill make you anti-feminist?

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THE BEST OF HEAVY FLOW – Using Fertility Awareness to Claim the Power of the Menstrual Cycle with Lisa Hendrickson-Jack

Heavy Flow Podcast Episode 22: Using Fertility Awareness to Claim the Power of the Menstrual Cycle with Lisa Hendrickson-Jack

We’re replaying the Best of Heavy Flow while we’re on hiatus over the summer! Subscribe to Heavy Flow on your favourite podcast player and sign-up for my weekly newsletter to get new episodes when we’re back in the fall. 

Today I’m talking to Lisa Hendrickson-Jack, Fertility Awareness Educator, Holistic Reproductive Health Practitioner and host of the Fertility Friday podcast. In this episode, we talk about the fertility awareness method, how hormonal birth control really affects our hormonal health, the long history of suppressing the feminine and how reclaiming the power of our menstrual cycles is key to dismantling the patriarchy.

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