#163 Joanna's Pregnancy Journey

This episode is unlike anything we’ve ever done on Just One More. As part of our pregnancy series, we wanted to share a series of audio diaries from the last year in which we hear from someone who is trying to get pregnant (that would be...Joanna) with all the feelings and hopes and disappointments and weirdness that entails. We hope you like it!

Links in this episode: Be Fruitful by Victoria Maizes, MD, One of my friend Anna’s R29 articles, The science behind ovulation kits, Digital pregnancy tests that Joanna likes

#069 Periods and Hormones

Here it is, by popular demand: a whole episode about menstruation and hormones! How can this be a thing that half of the world’s population experiences for decades of their lives and we still don’t reeeeeally understand what’s happening? The patriarchy, that’s how! Daphnie explains what’s really going on and how to take care of your body if you’re a period-having person. Plus, we’re ALL hormone-having people, so Daphnie explains how our hormonal cycles affect us (that’d be you too, gents). But do we really have to exercise when we have our periods? One guess as to what Daphnie says...

Links in this episode: Menstrual cup reviews, Ted Ed video about menstruation, Guide to the female reproductive system,  New Moon Magazine, Lenny Letter all about endometriosis, Bloodfeast recipes from The Hairpin, Planned Parenthood info on birth control