Malpractice Podcast

#2.5: 2021 - Year of the Period

May 05, 2021 Jessica Oswald & Sydnee Spruiell Eldridge
Malpractice Podcast
#2.5: 2021 - Year of the Period
Show Notes

In this episode, Jess tells us the about this history of menstrual products, how they were developed and what they looked like throughout the ages. We're talking rubber underwear, aluminum diva cups, and destigmatizing conversations about periods by having REALLY honest discussions.  Join us as we get up close and personal! 

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Sources for this episode:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/01/08/the-tampon-tax-explained/ 

https://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/g19991273/period-products-through-the-years/

https://www.si.edu/spotlight/health-hygiene-and-beauty/feminine-hygiene-products

https://helloclue.com/articles/culture/a-short-history-of-modern-menstrual-products

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