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Menstruation in the Dorms: The Folklore Surrounding Menstruation By Margaret M. Hoff, M.A.
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When M. Hoff’s niece started her period, the female members of the family all reacted with a collective sympathetic sigh. This instigated a lot of questions, including why periods are viewed... More > in such a negative way. If such a routine, physical cycle in a woman’s life is viewed so horribly, how does that connect to women’s own perception of their bodies? Where are women learning this negativity towards their menstrual cycle? Is it possible that menstruation is still a major taboo in our modern culture? M. Hoff collects college women’s narratives and stories about menstruation. These menstrual stories exemplify how these women must continually balance between the different types of menstrual taboos in our culture and how they must behave in an appropriate matter in order to avoid being stigmatized. M. Hoff argues that by breaking the overarching cultural silence about menstruation, women will finally be able to break menstrual taboos and begin to view menstruation as an important part of their identity.< Less
Menstruation in the Dorms: The Folklore Surrounding Menstruation By Margaret M. Hoff, M.A.
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When M. Hoff’s niece started her period, the female members of the family all reacted with a collective sympathetic sigh. This instigated a lot of questions, including why periods are viewed... More > in such a negative way. If such a routine, physical cycle in a woman’s life is viewed so horribly, how does that connect to women’s own perception of their bodies? Where are women learning this negativity towards their menstrual cycle? Is it possible that menstruation is still a major taboo in our modern culture? M. Hoff collects college women’s narratives and stories about menstruation. These menstrual stories exemplify how these women must continually balance between the different types of menstrual taboos in our culture and how they must behave in an appropriate matter in order to avoid being stigmatized. M. Hoff argues that by breaking the overarching cultural silence about menstruation, women will finally be able to break menstrual taboos and begin to view menstruation as an important part of their identity.< Less
She Who Bares Children - Female Menstruation By Rev., Dr., Samantha Rayn Bachman
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We have much in the way of educational material in relation to female menstruation, and yet their are millions of women throughout the world that still have little or no understanding as to what and... More > the purpose of their menstrual cycle. This book was written with those women in mind to help them understand the normal process of menstruation and the care needed to manage their monthly cycle.This book was originally designed as a give away to women in need of understanding, I have now made it available to young women in more affluent societies to also help them understand menstruation. Proceeds from the sale of this book go towards the education of female health in less affluent societies.< Less
She Who Bares Children - Female Menstruation By Rev., Dr., Samantha Rayn Bachman
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We have much in the way of educational material in relation to female menstruation, and yet their are millions of women throughout the world that still have little or no understanding as to what and... More > the purpose of their menstrual cycle. This book was written with those women in mind to help them understand the normal process of menstruation and the care needed to manage their monthly cycle.This book was originally designed as a give away to women in need of understanding, I have now made it available to young women in more affluent societies to also help them understand menstruation. Proceeds from the sale of this book go towards the education of female health in less affluent societies.< Less
The “People Power” Health Superbook: Book 20. Women's Health Guide (Gynecology, Yeast Infection, Menstruation, Menopause, Breast Cancer, Vagina Health) By Tony Kelbrat
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There are many illnesses and medical conditions specific to women particularly in the genital and birthing area. The most common ones are: Blood in your urine Breast lumps or discharges... More > Menstrual cramps Missed periods Pain in your lower abdomen Symptoms of an STD Vaginal pain, swelling There is a large alternative medicine movement focussed entirely on women. A major book in this area is Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom by Christine Northrup basically talking about the body and mind as one, you are your own wisdom and your own healer. The deal is that once someone starts talking about astrology and chakras in an alternative medical book, they've lost me. I know they couldn't be that smart or wise if they believe in stuff like this. It's really funny. Somebody is making sense for a few hundred pages then they get into this wacky stuff. They kinda lose their credibility to me.< Less
A life of cycles By Giovana Vazatta
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A life of cycles reflects about the creative process that exists behind the women menstruation cycle. It is a general description of the women period and its physical, social, and psycological... More > effects. The book includes illustrations and graphics created by the author.< Less
A life of cycles By Giovana Vazatta
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A life of cycles reflects about the creative process that exists behind the women menstruation cycle. It is a general description of the women period and its physical, social, and psycological... More > effects. The book includes illustrations and graphics created by the author.< Less
Mass Hysteria By Katy Luxion
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With a focus on western cultures, this thesis examines the connection between menstruation and female sexuality. As these are concepts typically shielded from the mainstream, this text combines... More > research within the fields of art, psychology, and sociology to gain a better understanding of when and where menstrual taboos began and speculates on why they continue. Additionally, the body of work goes on to question whether or not women lose their ability to function, per society, due to the presence of menstruation. Shown through the use of multiple stained forms, the work implies a removal of functionality due to staining, just as the taboos imply a removal of functionality during menstruation.< Less
Blossoming Beautiful You By Becky Fife
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God made your body. The beauty and intricacy of it is so incredible. Cherish this and know it is yours to protect and embrace. There really is only one amazing you and you are worth more than... More > anything in this world! Meant to be a gift for a young woman as she begins her journey through puberty, even before her first period, this book addresses the basic body changes and the on-going changes of the menstrual cycle in a way that highlights the beauty and uniqueness of her body. Using language from the Creighton Model FertilityCare System,this is also an additional resource when starting to teach this method of charting to teens and pre-teens. Please note that there is a note for caregivers at the back of the book which may be removed before presenting this as a gift.< Less
Menstrual Cycle Tracking: a guide to getting to know yourself deeply By Melissa Macourek
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Menstrual cycle tracking is a tool for getting to know all the you's throughout your cycle. Not only will you deepen your understanding of how your life experiences change depending on where you are... More > in your cycle, but you'll also have a solid basis of self-knowledge that will support you when things change and help you talk to caregivers with more detail and confidence. Tracking is quick and easy, the results are profound. Melissa Macourek is an author and feminine embodiment teacher. Her popular workshops on menstrual cycle tracking led to the birth of this book. To find out more about Melissa Macourek go to www.melissamacourek.com< Less