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  • Endometriosis: a zine by Dana Kearley

    My name is Dana Kearley — I am an artist and illustrator based in Vancouver, BC. My artwork is a visceral response to personal life, being a woman, and my endless conflict…

  • Janet Kimmel and family

    My 20-year Relationship with Endometriosis

    This is a guest blog post by Janet Kimmel, personal trainer, and founder of  Hypopressives Vancouver. It was in my early twenties during my final year of university that I started having…

  • Scent-Free, Chemical-Free and Sustainable

    Our most recent guest post was written by Katie, who has severe multiple chemical sensitivities and mast cell activation syndrome. Katie is unable to use traditional disposable menstrual products because the fragrances,…

  • Periods: Blessing or Curse?

    The recent media attention over professional tennis player Heather Watson’s “girl things” allusion to the relationship between her recent performance at the Australian Open tennis tournament and having her period has opened up…

  • Kids, Kegels & Leaks oh my!

    Image above (via David Davis) is of Mary Lepper (L) America’s first woman to run a full marathon. This guest blog post was written by Kim Vopni (@FitnessDoula) Founder of Pelvienne Wellness.…

  • Holistic Cramp Relief Tips

    We know what it feels like to get crampy… and crabby. It’s just not fun. We know how tempting it can be to fall into the old trap of popping a pill, and…

  • Fertility Awareness Workshop This Saturday

    What better way to celebrate Earth Day this month than to green your contraception and protect your future fertility? Join Registered Massage Therapist, Kashka Zerafa, Saturday May 3rd at Pomegranate Community Midwives…

  • Healthy Periods: A Doctor’s Global Perspective

    Guest blogger Saki Onda is a Masters of Public Health student in the global health department at the Harvard School of Public Health. The ability to manage our menses safely, comfortably, and…