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

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 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
Facebook
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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