Amanda Laird

Q&A’s with Amanda Laird from Heavy Flow

Why did you start the Heavy Flow podcast? How was it a natural transition to write a book? I started the podcast after I’d been seeing clients as a holistic nutritionist specializing in hormonal health but noticed I was spending more time explaining menstrual cycles and why they’re important than […]

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A Mountain Diva | DivaCup

A Mountain Diva

Ashley Saupe, April 2018 Let me give you a little back story on who I am and why I am such a huge supporter and advocate for the DivaCup. I have been mountaineering, backpacking and climbing for over 15 years. I spent four winters living in a snow cave, and […]

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Tracking Your Cycle: How to Get Started

When you reach for your DivaCup every month, do you ever wonder why your period has chosen this exact day to stop by for a visit? Do you keep track of it with an app, or do you prefer to leave things to chance and never wear white?

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Sweet Sixteen with Days for Girls

Like most girls my age, I had been thinking the whole year prior to my sixteenth birthday about what I wanted to do to celebrate. I wanted to do something big for a change and did consider having the traditional extravagant sweet sixteen party. What I didn’t love about this […]

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Camions of Care

My passion for menstrual hygiene began during my family’s experience with homelessness. During this time, I gained both insight and inspiration through conversations with homeless women that I met. In the spring of my sophomore year of high school, when my family saved up enough money for us to move […]

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Menstrual Hygiene is Key to Global Development

When it comes to global development, in working to advance families and breaking the cycle of poverty, women’s empowerment is the key. However, a major obstacle that stands in the way of bringing all women to the forefront is the taboo surrounding the topic of menstruation. Women’s empowerment and feminism […]

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Tips for Talking About Periods with Kids

Working as a sexologist at Sexpressions, a lot of people ask me how to talk to young people about periods and menstrual products. One thing I’ve learned from this is that parents and guardians are often more worried about these talks than kids! Hopefully some tips can help! [typography font=”Merienda” […]

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Guest Post: Your Pelvic Floor and The DivaCup

Ah, the magnificent vaginal canal. While many may not use the word magnificent to describe the vagina, we at Diva know how important the vagina is to a women’s health, reproduction, and overall daily comfort. Whether just learning about puberty, or a woman well-versed in all things vagina (and period), […]

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