Menstrual Synchrony



We had a lovely listener write to us with a question: “Why do periods start to sync together when living with other girls?” So we decided to investigate. Join the Vagibonds as we uncover the answer to this question and dive in to the nature of scientific study and research bias.

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Fallopian Files:

Corbin – Caring Bridge

Katee – Sawbones

Dave – Mr. Pringle & all band teachers

References:

Guinea Worm Story

Menstrual Synchrony Wikipedia

Menstrual Synchrony Huffington Post


#squadgoals to end poverty: The Millennium Devlopment goals



This week Katee, Corbin, And Dave talk about the UN’s Millennium Devlopment Goals. These are eight goals that were created from a ten year long study on world poverty. These goals were aimed to drastically reduce worl poverty bu 2015. For the Vagibonds two goals were especially signifcant: the goal to increase gender equality and decrease maternal mortality. Join us as we talk about gender equality and decreased maternal mortality as effective ways to reduce poverty and improve the lives of individuals in communities across the world!

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References:

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

http://www.who.int/topics/millennium_development_goals/about/en/

http://www.un.org/millennium/declaration/ares552e.pdf

 


WHO Guidelines – Exciting!



The World Health Organization just released new guidelines on the standard of care for the birthing process. We talk about ’em!

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References:

NPR Articles about the guidelines

The actual guidelines


When healthcare speaks Swedish



This week Corbin talks about her experience in Sweden. The group talks about differences in healthcare between the US and Sweden, education, training, work hours. And of course we ask the eternal question: if a medical student lives in Sweden, does she/he still complain??

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The Vagina Monologues



Last weekend, Katee went to a performance of The Vagina Monologues so this week she tells us about the background and purpose of the show. Corbin and Dave share their own experiences with the play.

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References:

V-Day movement

The Vagina Monologues


Caring for Women Who are Incarcerated: Part Two



This week Katee and Corbin continue the discussion about health issues that women who are incarcerated face.This week’s episode focuses on access to abortion and sanitary products. We discuss supreme court cases regarding the issues and the realities women who are incarcerated experience when trying to access these resources.

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References:

https://www.bitchmedia.org/article/roe-v-wade/abortion-in-prison

https://www.aclu.org/blog/prisoners-rights/women-prison/arizona-needs-laws-protect-women-prisoners-menstrual-health

https://www.acog.org/Clinical-Guidance-and-Publications/Committee-Opinions/Committee-on-Health-Care-for-Underserved-Women/Health-Care-for-Pregnant-and-Postpartum-Incarcerated-Women-and-Adolescent-Females

https://www.aclu.org/issues/prisoners-rights/women-prison/state-standards-pregnancy-related-health-care-and-abortion

https://www.guttmacher.org/sites/default/files/pdfs/pubs/psrh/full/4105909.pdf

https://news.vice.com/en_ca/article/3kp9b5/abortion-behind-bars-terminating-a-pregnancy-in-prison-can-be-next-to-impossible


Caring for Women Who are Incarcerated: Part One



Over 200,000 women in the US are incarcerated. In this two part series, Katee and Corbin discuss some of the health care needs of women that become difficult to recieve when they are incarcerated. This week we talk about how women in prison systems receive care before, during, and after pregnancy. Healthcare policies from healthcare professionals and issues in the correctional system.

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References:

ACOG Committee Opinion

ACLU


Massage!



This week Holly Wamstad joins us again to discuss more about self care! Specifically, she teaches us about massage, it’s history, and some common questions people have.

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References:

Logan Valley Massage Therapy


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