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


Why the long wait?



This week MacKenzie Thayer joins us to talk about abortion laws, specifically those pertaining to waiting periods between counseling and procedures.

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References:

News articles

https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/politics/2017/10/02/3-day-abortion-waiting-period-upheld-iowa-judge/668072001/

https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/politics/2017/10/24/iowa-state-supreme-court-blocks-enforcement-abortion-waiting-period/796342001/

Research regarding waiting periods in other states

Roberts SCM, Belusa E, Turok DK, Combellick S, Ralph L. Do 72-Hour Waiting Periods and Two-Visit Requirements for Abortion Affect Women’s Certainty? A Prospective Cohort Study. Womens Health Issues. 2017;27(4):400-406.

Roberts SC, Turok DK, Belusa E, Combellick S, Upadhyay UD. Utah’s 72-Hour Waiting Period for Abortion: Experiences Among a Clinic-Based Sample of Women. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2016;48(4):179-187.

Sanders JN, Conway H, Jacobson J, Torres L, Turok DK. The Longest Wait: Examining the Impact of Utah’s 72-Hour Waiting Period for Abortion. Womens Health Issues. 2016;26(5):483-7.

White K, Demartelly V, Grossman D, Turan JM. Experiences Accessing Abortion Care in Alabama among Women Traveling for Services. Womens Health Issues. 2016;26(3):298-304.


My Measurements Are… #MeToo



Content warning: This episode contains discussion of sexual violence and sexual harassment.

In this episode, the Vagibonds discuss the recent Miss Peru pageant where contestants used their platform to shed light on the problem of sexual violence in Peru, and added their voices to an international conversation about the nature of consent and sexual harassment.

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References:

http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2017/11/02/561414660/miss-peru-contestants-startle-peruvians-by-sharing-stats-on-gender-violence


A Vagibonds adventure into Yahoo Answers!



This week Katee and Corbin dive deep into the depths of yahoo to discover the internet’s most burning issues about women’s health. Grab your hiking shorts and speluncking equitment it’s going to be a fun adventure!

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References:

https://www.uptodate.com/contents/clinical-manifestations-and-diagnosis-of-early-pregnancy?source=search_result&search=pregnancy&selectedTitle=2~150


Bring back the nipple



It’s still October which means Breast Cancer Awareness month! This week we talk about some of the aspects of survivorship – including tattooed nipples.

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References:

https://www.today.com/health/meet-tattoo-artist-making-breast-cancer-survivors-feel-whole-again-t48276

http://www.womansday.com/life/real-women/g1939/mastectomy-scar-tattooos/

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/08/12/537066002/video-where-mastectomy-scars-raged-a-tattoo-garden-blooms