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Self Care



This week the vagibonds are joined by Holly Wamstad! She is a licensed massage therapist (LMT) in the state of Nebraska and owner of Logan Valley Massage Therapy. She teaches us about self care and why it’s actually important!

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References:

Psychology Today article


Women’s March



Last Saturday was the first anniversary of the Women’s March. In this episode, the Vagibonds discuss the reasons for the march, other similar marches throughout history, and the potential problems with the movement.

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References:

2017 Women’s March

Women’s March Official Website

1913 Women’s Suffrage Parade

African American Women’s Suffrage Movement

Million Woman March

“Why This Black Girl Will Not Be Returning To The Women’s March”


When Endometrial Glands Go Rogue



This week Katee and Corbin discuss a condition that affects the lives of many women: Endometriosis. We discuss it as a cause of chronic pelvic pain which has a large impact on the every day lives of the women which it affects. We talk theories about cause and treatment. Also don’t forget about our VAGIBONDS MUG GIVEAWAY! Comment on our page, send us an e-mail, share us on social media, or rate and review us on iTunes and you will be entered to win!

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References:

https://www-uptodate-com.proxy.lib.uiowa.edu/contents/endometriosis-pathogenesis-clinical-features-and-diagnosis?search=Endometriosis&source=search_result&selectedTitle=1~150&usage_type=default&display_rank=1

https://www-uptodate-com.proxy.lib.uiowa.edu/contents/endometriosis-treatment-of-pelvic-pain?search=Endometriosis&source=search_result&selectedTitle=2~150&usage_type=default&display_rank=2


Don’t be a douche



This week Madeline Knott joins us again! She leads the vagibonds on a historical journey of the things people have been using to “clean” their vaginas throughout time.

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References:

Why douching won’t die

UIHC Vulvar Skin Guidlines


Like a virgin – pregnant for the very first time



Merry Christmas to those who observe! This week we are joined by Madeline Knott! She and the vagibonds decided to find out who else wants to be like Mary and have a virgin birth. We also discuss whether religiousness effects your definitions of sex.

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References:

Reuters article

Yahoo question 1, question 2, question 3

Herring Amy H, Attard Samantha M, Gordon-Larsen Penny, Joyner William H, Halpern Carolyn T. Like a virgin (mother): analysis of data from a longitudinal, US population representative sample survey BMJ 2013; 347 :f7102


Centering Pregnancy



This week we talk about Centering Pregnancy. What is the Centering model and why are we using it? Katee explains and shares her own story of Centering.

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References:

https://www.centeringhealthcare.org/

Chen, L., et al., Centering and Racial Disparities (CRADLE study): rationale and design of a randomized controlled trial of centering pregnancy and birth outcomes. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 2017. 17(1): p. 118.


New-to-YOUterus



This week Katee, Corbin, and Dave venture into a topic explore a new fronteir in OB/GYN- uterus transplants! We talk about the history, process and have a discussion about their ethicak implications.

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References:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22356169

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

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2017/12/03/a-woman-with-a-transplanted-uterus-just-gave-birth-a-first-for-the-u-s/?utm_term=.5644f09a277c

http://time.com/5044565/exclusive-first-u-s-baby-born-after-a-uterus-transplant/

https://www.bswhealth.com/uterus-transplant/pages/default.aspx


Pop Culture’s Cystic Ovaries



This week Katee, Dave, and Corbin talk pop culture’s favorite (according to Corbin) syndrome with cystic ovaries, PCOS (polycystic avarian syndrome.) We talk the difference between a syndrom and a disease, symptoms, and treatments. Stay tuned!

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References:

https://www.uptodate.com/contents/diagnosis-of-polycystic-ovary-syndrome-in-adults?source=search_result&search=PCOS&selectedTitle=3~150