JULY TO SEPTEMBER 2019 - Resources from our informal Somatic/Embodied learning journey. Feel free to share widely with family and friends, Dorian

MENOPAUSE, MENSTRUATION, HORMONES

1. Menopause

Article from Times magazine. No One Told Me Exactly What to Expect From Menopause. But the Messages I Did Get Were Very Wrong - Thank you Jenny for the share.

The Mayo Clinic on PeriMenopause - https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/perimenopause/symptoms-causes/syc-20354666 Note to all: notice how it is medicalized as a ‘disease or condition’. Mindset or fact? or a bit of both?

Who knew!? The Menopause foundation provides us with a handy overview to navigate whether what you are experiencing is a symptom of some sort or are you just having a completely unrelated to hormones fluctations ‘I’m fed up with all this nonsense in the world’ sort of day! :-) https://www.menopause.org/for-women/menopauseflashes/menopause-symptoms-and-treatments/are-we-there-yet-navigate-now-with-our-guided-menopause-tour

Books recommended by WAOCers


2. Menstruation

Article from The Guardian: We don’t need to bleed. Thank you Silvia for the share.

Books that have been recommended by other WAOCers


3. Hormones and Fertility

A UK website with loads of information and a really interesting chart on the effectiveness of various methods - https://www.contraceptionchoices.org/

More resources soon on Hormones and Intuition; and Hormone Replacement Therapy choices; etc

Books recommended by other WAOCers