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The Heavy Flow Podcast

Nov 30, 2017

This week I’m talking to Dr. Elizabeth Yuko, a bioethicist and writer. We discuss the ‘Period Paradox,’ the lack of medical research focusing on menstrual pain and disorders, how menstrual shame and stigma are instruments of the patriarchy, and we have a fun discussion about how periods are represented in pop...

Nov 23, 2017

This week I’m talking to Brittany-Lyne Carriere, a full-spectrum doula. We discuss supporting all pregnancy outcomes including abortion and miscarriage, Brittany-Lyne’s personal experience terminating a pregnancy, the far-reaching lack of support within the medical system for women and femme-presenting people, and...

Nov 20, 2017

Today on Question Period we're talking about how long a normal menstrual cycle should be. 

Nov 16, 2017

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...

Nov 13, 2017

Can you get pregnant while you're on your period? Kelsey Knight from The Fifth Vital Sign joins me to set the record straight.