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Period Chats

Period Chats

By Kate Morton
Let's talk about menstruation and women's health! Join Kate Morton dietitian and Funk It Wellness founder to dig into society's impact on women's health.
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The January Scaries
***Warning ED Trigger***** While January can be an exciting time for a new start it can also be a difficult time to be at peace with your body.  In this episode, I sat down with April Davis from the Vagina blog to dive into how January makes us feel and how we cope with those feelings.  Check out: @thevaginablog on insta!
27:47
January 8, 2021
What is a normal period?
What in the world is a normal period?  This is a question we get ALL of the time so we teamed up with Kinsey Olson, RN, BSN, and period expert to tackle this topic head-on!  In this episode, we talk about everything you need to know about a "normal" period and ways to work with your body to support your cycle throughout the entire month.  Spoiler alert a normal period shouldn't knock you out for a few days!
42:32
December 15, 2020
Entrepreneurship powered by Motherhood
Y'ALL this episode is a must-listen for anyone who owns their own business os is exploring entrepreneurship.  Mariska is the founder of Olive + M a fast-growing all-natural skincare brand that you and find all over the country including in Target (swoon).  In this episode, she shares her journey to create a lux but affordable non-toxic skincare line that a single mom could fit into her budget.  
28:02
December 10, 2020
What is PCOS? With Dr. Cassandra Wilder ND
1 in 10 (maybe more!) menstruators will be diagnosed with PCOS or Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome, but there is still vast misinformation around PCOS.  Tune into this episode of the Period chats Podcast to learn from Dr. Wilder the signs, symptoms, and treatment options for PCOS as well as signs and symptoms of other cycle imbalances. Spoiler alert Dr. Cassandra is totally awesome and provides invaluable insight and support!
28:40
December 1, 2020
How does "dieting" impact us? With our amazing guest Danielle DeGroot, MS, RDN, CYT
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Join us to hear two dietitians speak openly about how the culture of dieting is impacting women's (and everyone's) health.  Spoiler alert is not your fault. If you feel like you have "failed" on a diet, they are made to make you will that way.  Listen in to learn more about why balance and making food a friend can be such a game-changer.  How has the culture of dieting affected you?  We would love to hear from you!
26:39
November 24, 2020
Hello & Funk the Period Stigma
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Welcome to the first episode of the Period Chats Podcast, woohoo!!  On this podcast, we will talk about all topics relating to women's health + menstrual health.  Each week we will dive into a new topic and create a space for EVERYONE menstruator or not to learn and connect.   In the episode, we dive right into the period stigma and how it is limiting opportunities for menstruators.  Do you feel comfortable talking about menstruation?  What does your relationship with menstruation look like?    
20:01
November 24, 2020
Let's Talk Menstrual Cups - with the Founders of the Bloody Buddy Cup
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If you have been following along you now know that the period stigma impacts way more than just how we view our periods, but how does it impact how we choose our period products?  In this episode, the founders of Bloody Buddy Courtney and Lexie answer all of our menstrual cup questions to how do we put it into how it has helped menstruators get more in touch with their bodies!
24:17
November 24, 2020
Period Poverty is real - what you need to know.
Did you know 1 in 5 school-aged menstruators will miss school because they don't have access to period products?  Tune in to learn from Demetra Presley, Executive Director of Go With the Flow AZ, an organization that provided schools in Tucson and Phoenix and neighboring areas with over 20,000-period packs- small bags that contain tampons, sanitary napkins, and panty liners.  
27:59
November 23, 2020