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Wisdom of the Body

Oct 23, 2020

Lisa Hendrickson-Jack is a Fertility Awareness Educator and author of The Fifth Vital Sign and the Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook. Lisa discusses the ways a woman can learn about how her menstrual cycle really works, why so many of us were misinformed about it growing up and still continue to be - and why it’s so important to pay attention to it. She shares her personal experience of getting off hormonal birth control and learning how to track her cycle to prevent pregnancy. Tune in to discover the wonders of the menstrual cycle and understand the female body more!

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The menstrual cycle as a vital sign
  • Why the educational and medical systems haven’t properly educated women about their bodies and how to get educated
  • Various Fertility Awareness Methods, such as the Rhythm Method, Justisse Method, Creighton Method, and the Billings Method
  • How to look for the signs of ovulation through your own powers of observation or through devices like the Daysy or Lady-Comp
  • The magic of your bodily fluids
  • How the book Taking Charge of Your Fertility influenced Lisa at a young age