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PERIOD Podcast

Period podcast is a space for menstruators and their friends to learn all about the biology and culture of the menstrual cycle. Kate Clancy, biological anthropologist and period enthusiast, interviews scholars and people with relevant lived experiences to share their thinking. Come for the period jokes, stay for the science.

Dec 22, 2017

Liz and Kate chat about pelvic prolapse, and Kate interviews the amazing Julie Wiebe, a pelvic floor therapist who pioneered the "pelvic floor piston" method of breathing. Check out the show notes at

Dec 15, 2017

Dr. Claudia Valeggia of Yale University joins me for a wonderful conversation about biological and cultural variation in the experience of the postpartum period. Check out the show notes at

Dec 8, 2017

Join me in a conversation with Maysa Haque, masters student at the University of Regina, as she shares her research into the wide variability of experience Canadian Muslim women have about their periods. For more see

Dec 1, 2017

We learn about periods through history, and those moments when corporate interests, scientific knowledge, and women's lives align. Guest is historian Dr. Lara Friedenfelds. Head to the show notes for more, at

Nov 17, 2017

Eating Psychology Coach Lu Uhrich teaches me a thing or two about body image, nourishing yourself, and how to get back your period. Check out for the full show notes.