WBW 2021 – Protect Breastfeeding; A shared responsibility

It is World Breastfeeding Week 2021! You know, that 7-day period from 1st to 7th of August every year where we try to restore breastfeeding to it’s place of pride and former glory. Technically, this post started during WBW last year. That is to say, I had the idea to write something in August last […]

Why are we ashamed of a little blood?

Menstruation is monthly vaginal bleeding, as part of a woman’s normal reproductive cycle. For a physiologic body function over which women and girls have no control, there is an awful amount of shame and stigma that they have been socialized to experience and internalize regarding periods. My earliest memories of periods are tinged with a […]

Frank Talk; Let’s Talk Period Poverty

Over 800 million people around the world menstruate daily. Of this figure, a massive 500 million of them experience Period Poverty. Let’s talk Period Poverty. Per the Royal College of Nursing website, is Period poverty is the lack of access to sanitary products due to financial constraints, this can be caused by a wide range […]

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