Menstruation

Menstruation

Haven't we learned our lesson yet? Periods are not a curse

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Kathleen O'Grady
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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Debates the wisdom of new drugs offering menstrual suppression.

Menstrual suppression

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Society for Menstrual Cycle Research
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Pittsburgh, PA

Presents the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research's position statement on menstrual suppression.

Society for Menstrual Cycle Research

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
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Offers a network of communication and support to provide woman-centered perspectives on menstrual experiences.
They also have a blog here: www.menstruationresearch.org/blog. The blog is written by a team of contributors whose interests and expertise range from activism to education about menstrual cycle issues to scientific literacy.   

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Email Address: 
info@menstruation.org
Street Address: 
c/o Mary Anna Friederich, 10559 N 104th Place
City: 
Scottsdale
Province: 
Arizona
Postal/ZIP Code: 
85258

Menstrual products

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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Describes the disposable and reusable menstrual products available.

The curse: confronting the last unmentionable taboo: menstruation

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Karen Houppert
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Examines the culture of concealment that surrounds menstruation and the impact such secrecy has on women's physical and psychological health.

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ISBN 0374526923
MENS.H68 1999
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Period: a girl's guide to menstruation: includes a Parent's Guide

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JoAnn Loulan
Bonnie Worthen
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Monarch Books of Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Explains the changes all girls go through and how to handle the onset of their menstrual cycle, in simple terms.

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ISBN 0916773965
ISBN 0916773973
MENS.L68 2000
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Includes index.

We're not sick: we're women: blood money

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Kathleen O'Grady
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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Presents a social marketing poster examining menstrual suppression and its potential impact on women's health.

Timing of my menstrual period

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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2006
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Discusses when menstruation begins and timing of cycles. Also provides links to additional information about periods.

Periods

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Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Gives some general advice and information about periods for young women.

Just for girls

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AYN Health Centre
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Talks about the changes young women go through during puberty, including getting your first period and how to deal with cramps and PMS.

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