Full Bio

Amanda Laird is a writer, Registered Holistic Nutritionist™ and host of the Heavy Flow Podcast – a feminist, body positive podcast about reproductive health and wellness. Amanda is the author of Heavy Flow: Breaking the Curse of Menstruation, available wherever books are sold. She lives in Toronto with her husband and daughter.

One-liner Bio

Amanda Laird is a writer, podcast host and registered holistic nutritionist breaking the curse of menstruation. 


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Featured Interviews

Additional Media Features

Shame-free, pain-free reproductive health. Sacred Psychology Podcast Interview – January 21, 2019

Ebbs and Flows: Podcast host Amanda Laird on professional development, #periodtalk and smashing the patriarchy. A Quarter Young interview – January 4, 2019

Period Shame + Breaking the Curse of Menstruation + Fat Neutrality. One Part Podcast Interview – December 27, 2018

Reflecting on Toronto’s Inaugural Menstrual Hygiene Day. The Spot – November 6, 2018

Podcasting Pivot. Interview, Web Women Podcast – October 22, 2018

5 Things You Should Know About Your Period. The Lift – October 15, 2018

When Are You Most Fertile? LetsGetChecked Blog – October 2, 2018

Fight PMS with These Nutrition Tips from Women’s Health Experts. That Clean Life Blog – September 20, 2018

16 Nutrition Experts Share Their Go-To Snacks. That Clean Life Blog – August 27, 2018

Your Skin + Hormones. Province Apothecary Blog – August 23, 2018

Cervical Mucus. Guest host, Let Me Google That Podcast – August 4, 2018

Menstruation & Sexual Health. The Better Sex Podcast – June 19, 2018

Not taboo – period. Women’s Post – May 30, 2018

Toronto recognizes May 28 as the city’s inaugural Menstrual Hygiene Day newswire.ca – May 28, 2018

Periods 101 + Why your menstruation matters. Blossoming Mommy and Baby Podcast with Jennifer Blossom – May 16, 2018

Menstrual cycles as a vital sign. Facebook live for Infertility Awareness Week with Natasha Marchand of Bebo Mia – April 26, 2018

Greener periods. Facebook live with Green at Home – April 4, 2018

How to feel empowered with regard to your period. #somekindofmagic Podcast with Emily Levenson – April 2, 2018

5 Steps for a Healthy Flow. Contributed article to Vista Magazine Canada – March 2018

Your Gude to Navigating Greener Menstrual Products. Contributed blog to Green Moms Collective – February 26, 2018

Female Body Literacy 101. Stay Inspired Podcast with Kongit Farell – February 20, 2018

Go with the Flow. Kickin’ it with Daree Podcast – January 30, 2018

Staying Healthy Through the Holidays. Mamas & Co. Blog – December 13, 2017

Nutrition and Menstruation. Vagina Talks Podcast with Sophia Wise One – December 2017

Post-Baby Period Symptoms, Fertility & Feel-Good Tips. #Wholemama Wednesday – November 22, 2017

Smart snacking strategies. Contributed article to Home and Longterm Care News – October 24, 2016

How Stress Impacts Your Well Being. Contributed blog to Mamas & Co. Blog – October 12, 2016

My birth story. The Doula Collective – September 2016

Living the Less Sweet Life. Contributed article to Home and Longterm Care News – August 5, 2016

You are what you eat: why nutrition matters. Contributed article to Home and Longterm Care News – July 25, 2016

25 Simple Summer Health Tips. Nutritionist in the Kitch – July 21, 2016