LA BIBLIOTECA DE ALFABETIZACIÓN CORPORAL

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More Business of Birth Control: A Body Literacy Masterclass Series includes:

  • Expert guidance from over 50 hormonal health experts to help you make informed choices about your reproductive health 

  • On-Demand Unlimited Annual Access to over 35 hours of recorded classes and conversations, plus live monthly webinars and workshops 

  • An empowered space to share, listen and engage in a community of individuals all joined together to explore #betterbirthcontrol options

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Own the movies that started a movement! The Motherlode Movie Bundle is a collection that includes Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein's groundbreaking 2008 documentary, The Business of Being Born, plus their four-part follow-up series More Business of Being Born, AND Breastmilk and The Mama Sherpas, two films produced by Ricki and Abby. 

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NON-HORMONAL OPTIONS + EDUCATION:

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Lea el libro que inspiró  ¡El negocio del control de la natalidad!  Millones de mujeres sanas toman un medicamento poderoso todos los días desde la mitad de la adolescencia hasta la menopausia, la píldora, pero pocas saben cómo funciona este medicamento o los posibles efectos secundarios. Contrariamente al mito cultural, la píldora anticonceptiva impacta en todos los órganos y funciones del cuerpo y, sin embargo, la mayoría de las mujeres ni siquiera la consideran una droga. En un intento por provocar una reacción violenta contra los anticonceptivos hormonales, la autora Holly Grigg-Spall  pregunta: ¿Por qué no podemos criticar la píldora?

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La Dra. Lara Briden , ND, proporciona una guía práctica para sentirse mejor a los 40, 50 y más.  Manual de reparación hormonal  explica cómo navegar el cambio de la perimenopausia y aliviar los síntomas con tratamientos naturales como la dieta, los suplementos nutricionales y la terapia con hormonas bioidénticas.

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Editor of the award-winning site Feministing.com, Maya Dusenbery brings together scientific and sociological research, interviews with doctors and researchers, and personal stories from women across the country to provide the first comprehensive, accessible look at how sexism in medicine harms women today.

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Your menstrual cycle is a vital sign, just like your pulse, temperature, respiration rate, and blood pressure. And it provides you with essential information about your health. Fertility Awareness Educator and Holistic Reproductive Health Practitioner, Lisa Hendrickson-Jack brings together over 1,000 meticulously researched scientific references in a textbook-quality guide to understanding your menstrual cycle.

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A life-changing, step-by-step natural protocol to ignite lasting hormone balance and improve everything from PMS, period pain, and heavy periods to irregular cycles and missing periods, from Nicole Jardim, certified women’s health coach and co-host of the podcast The Period Party.

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Having a period is an incredible thing - Own Your Period celebrates what the body can do and provides young people (age 9+) with everything they need to be prepared... and empowered.

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Loretta J. Ross and Rickie Solinger put the lives and lived experience of women of color at the center of the book and use a human rights analysis to show how the discussion around reproductive justice differs significantly from the pro-choice/anti-abortion debates that have long dominated the headlines and mainstream political conflict. In a period in which women’s reproductive lives are imperiled, Reproductive Justice provides an essential guide to understanding and mobilizing around women’s human rights in the twenty-first century.

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In celebration of its 20th anniversary, a thoroughly revised and expanded edition of the leading book on fertility and women’s reproductive health.

Since the publication of Taking Charge of your Fertility two decades ago, Toni Weschler has taught a whole new generation of women how to become pregnant, avoid pregnancy naturally and gain better control of their gynecological and sexual health by taking just a couple minutes a day using the proven Fertility Awareness Method.

 

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Feminismo  puso el mundo patas arriba, sin embargo, en gran medida, el consultorio de los médicos se ha quedado estancado en el tiempo. La periodista Jennifer Block regresa al movimiento por la salud de las mujeres de la década de 1970 para comprender cómo en la supuesta era actual de empoderamiento, los cuerpos de las mujeres siguen siendo tan vulnerables al control médico, en particular sus órganos sexuales y, como resultado, su vida sexual.  En este libro urgente, Block cuenta las historias de pacientes, médicos y reformadores, descubriendo la historia y la ciencia que podrían revolucionar el estándar de atención y cambiar la forma en que las mujeres piensan sobre su salud.

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Dr. Jolene Brighten, ND, specializes in treating women’s hormone imbalances caused by the pill and shares her proven 30-day program designed to reverse the myriad of symptoms women experience every day—whether you choose to stay on the pill or not. The first book of its kind to target the birth control pill and the scientifically-proven symptoms associated with taking it, Beyond the Pill is an actionable plan for taking back control.

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The efficacy and risks of different birth control options are dramatically different today from what they once were thanks to scientific advances and increased awareness of STDs and other factors. In the most comprehensive book on birth control since the 1970s, women's health activist Laura Eldridge discusses the history, scientific advances, and practical uses of everything from condoms to the male pill to Plan B.

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Period Power is a profound but practical blueprint for aligning daily life with the menstrual cycle, to give women a no-nonsense explanation of what the hell happens to their hormones every month and how they can use each phase to its full advantage.

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By examining the history of period shame and stigma and its effects on women's health and wellness today as well as providing a crash course in menstrual self-care, Heavy Flow aims to lift the veil on menstruation, breaking the curse once and for all.

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 In a media landscape dominated by racially biased images of welfare queens and crack babies, Killing the Black Body exposed America's systemic abuse of Black women's bodies. From slave masters' economic stake in bonded women's fertility to government programs that coerced thousands of poor Black women into being sterilized as late as the 1970s, these abuses pointed to the degradation of Black motherhood--and the exclusion of Black women's reproductive needs in mainstream feminist and civil rights agendas.

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FLO Living founder, Alisa Vitti, presents a biohacking program for women, teaching them how to use their natural 28-day cycle to optimize their time, diet, fitness, work, and relationships.

 

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Feminism turned the world upside down, yet to a large extent, the doctors' office has remained stuck in time. Journalist Jennifer Block returns to the 1970s women's health movement to understand how in today's supposed age of empowerment, women's bodies are still so vulnerable to medical control - particularly their sex organs, and as result, their sex lives. In this urgent book, Block tells the stories of patients, clinicians, and reformers, uncovering history and science that could revolutionize the standard of care, and change the way women think about their health.

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In Medical Bondage, Deirdre Cooper Owens examines a wide range of scientific literature and less formal communications in which gynecologists created and disseminated medical fictions about their patients, such as their belief that black enslaved women could withstand pain better than white "ladies." Even as they were advancing medicine, these doctors were legitimizing, for decades to come, groundless theories related to whiteness and blackness, men and women, and the inferiority of other races or nationalities.

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Most diet plans were created by men for men, but women's bodies don't work the same way. Popular programs can actually make it harder for women to lose weight, because they can wreak havoc on a woman's complex and delicate hormonal system. In Women, Food, and Hormones, Dr. Gottfried presents a groundbreaking new plan that helps women balance their hormones so they can lose excess weight and feel better.

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Research psychologist, Dr. Sarah E. Hill provides an even-handed, science-based understanding of who women are, both on and off the pill. It will change the way that women think about their hormones and how they view themselves. It also serves as a rallying cry for women to demand more information from science about how their bodies and brains work and to advocate for better research. This book will help women make more informed decisions about their health, whether they're on the pill or off of it.

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Hailed by The New York Times as a "feminist classic," and "America's bestselling book on women's health," the comprehensive guide to all aspects of women's health and sexuality, including menopause, birth control, childbirth, sexual health, sexual.

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Yale trained and internationally renowned women’s health expert, Dr. Aviva Romm, helps you identify the root causes of your symptoms and guides you through a 6-week proven program to achieve lifelong hormonal and gynecologic health.

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Cycle Savvy the first book specifically designed to teach young women about the practical benefits of charting their cycles.  With charming illustrations, fun brainteasers, confidence builders, sample charts, and first-person tales of experiences that every girl can relate to, Cycle Savvy takes the mystery out of your amazing body.

 

 
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Hosts online health classes, led by trusted experts, that address our most important needs: sex, mental health, body literacy, and social justice.

The only centre in the world that focuses on ovulation and the causes for and health consequences of ovulation disturbances.

#HappyPeriod is the first Black-led organization with a focus on menstrual health education, advocacy, and access.

Loom is reimagining health education and illuminating its intrinsic ability to protect women, support healthcare providers and improve healthcare outcomes. 

A nonprofit transforming the landscape of reproductive health in the U.S. by educating & empowering our communities.

A multi-issue and multi-strategy approach to women’s rights, and is the largest organization of feminist grassroots activists in the United States.

Creating a vibrant US market for sexual, reproductive, and maternal health that produces equitable outcomes for all. 

Providing comprehensive, in-person and virtual care to support physical, mental, and emotional health.

A nonprofit focused on contributing to the reduction of lives lost due to blood clots among women using hormonal birth control.

Providing safe, affordable and compassionate abortion and reproductive healthcare to all who need it without judgment in Atlanta, Georgia.

A website by and for women to raise awareness about these effects and equips women to make more informed healthcare choices.

Supports the research & development of new male birth control methods.

A network of activists supported by thousands of members focusing on women's health care access and equity.

Plan C provides up-to-date information on how people in the U.S. are accessing at-home abortion pill options online.

Strengthening and amplifying the collective voices of indigenous women and women of color to achieve reproductive justice by eradicating reproductive oppression and securing human rights.

Empower women through support, education, self-help and services to be able to make the best health care decisions for themselves.

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