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What Comprehensive Sex Ed Looks Like: Our Whole Lives (Rebirthed)



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[Katee and Corbin are beavering away at their residencies this week, so enjoy this rebirthed episode.  –Dave]

Alison Oliver is a sexuality educator at the university level, and also for the Unitarian Universalist Society’s sex ed program known as Our Whole Lives.  Unlike what most of us get in schools, public or private, OWL is comprehensive.  Even the most detailed conversation with one’s parents can’t hope to cover everything OWL does in its 25 weeks.  Katee, Corbin, and Dave visit with Alison to get a feel for just what comprehensive means, and how young people can get more comfortable with sexuality as something that exists for all people, throughout their entire existence, from cradle to grave.

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References:

https://www.uua.org/re/owl 
https://www.uua.org/sites/live-new.uua.org/files/brochure_all_ages.pdf
http://www.uucpa.org/learning/our-whole-lives-owl/

https://paloaltocre.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/circles-of-sexuality.pdf


Essure



Essure is a controversial permanent method of birth control.  Its controversy arises from the side effects that women have reported–including ‘migration’ of the device and pain– which we’ve briefly discussed in a past episode.  In this episode, Katee takes us along as she explores this no-longer available sterilization device, which manufacturer Bayer is removing from the market citing a lack of consumer interest.

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Resources:

https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/essure/about/pac-20394017

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2018/07/20/sales-of-essure-birth-control-implant-halted-by-bayer-u-s-was-last-to-sell-controversial-device/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.eb1a763bd2d2

http://www.essure.com/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essure


Adenomyosis



Endometriosis happens when endometrial tissue has migrated outside the uterus and made itself at home elsewhere.  But Adenomyosis—where the endometrial tissue infiltrate he walls of the uterus itself—can also cause pain and heavy bleeding each month.  Come with us as Corbin teaches us more about this difficult condition.

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Postpartum contraception



In this previously aired classic, we discuss why women should be thinking about birth control while they’re pregnant, what kinds of birth control we can use postpartum, and the methods and timing of those options. Also, our group text kept autocorrrecting postpartum to post-party and we kind of like that.

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