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Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

7/18/2018
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What is normal uterine bleeding? What is abnormal? And what the heck is PALM COEIN? This week the vagibonds discuss the bread & butter of gynecology. E-mail: thevagibondspodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @thevagibonds Instagram: @thevagibondspod Facebook: The Vagibonds Podcast References: Comprehensive Handbook Obstetrics & Gynecology by Thomas Zheng

Duration:00:37:21

Time Turning the Biological Clock

7/11/2018
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This week Katee, Corbin, and Dave discuss what the heck everyone means by the term “biological clock.” We talk about the physiology behind female infertility and how modern medicne aims to Hermoine Granger that clock with egg freezing, IVF, and all sorts of other spce age technology. Enjoy! E-mail: thevagibondspodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @thevagibonds Instagram: @thevagibondspod Facebook: … Continue reading Time Turning the Biological Clock →

Duration:00:42:41

Postpartum contraception

7/4/2018
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This week we discuss why women should be thinking about birth control while they’re pregnant, what kinds of birth control we can use postpartum, and the methods and timing of those options. Also, our group text kept autocorrrecting postpartum to post-party and we kind of like that. E-mail: thevagibondspodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @thevagibonds Instagram: @thevagibondspod Facebook: The … Continue reading Postpartum contraception →

Duration:00:34:49

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

6/27/2018
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This week the vagibonds re-visit Katee’s last medical school rotation and dig into the psychiatric side of OB/GYN. What is PMS? How is PMDD different? What can we do about them? Find out in this episode. E-mail: thevagibondspodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @thevagibonds Instagram: @thevagibondspod Facebook: The Vagibonds Podcast Fallopian Files: Corbin – Caliphate Katee – Ghost tours … Continue reading Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder →

Duration:00:29:30

ACES and Toxic Stress: How trauma can change our brains

6/20/2018
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If you have been following the news, you likely have seen that a recent Trump administration policy has forced children crossing the border with their parents without proper documentation to be stripped away from their parents and held in prison like detention centers. This week Katee, Corbin, and Dave talk about the research behind how … Continue reading ACES and Toxic Stress: How trauma can change our brains →

Duration:00:36:17

Happy Pride! – LGBTQ+ Healthcare

6/13/2018
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We were so excited to get this guest we didn’t even realize it would be released during pride month! But we are so honored to have Dr. Katie Imborek on the podcast this week. She is the co-director of the LGBTQ+ clinic at the University of Iowa. She walks the vagibonds through what trans+ care … Continue reading Happy Pride! – LGBTQ+ Healthcare →

Duration:00:49:06

What is squirting? – The PubMed of Porn

6/6/2018
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This week Dr. Kate comes to talk about “squirting.” What is it? Is it real? What’s the feminist take on it? In a type of episode we’re going to call the “PubMed of Porn,” we explore a common porn topic and look into the science behind it. E-mail: thevagibondspodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @thevagibonds Instagram: @thevagibondspod Facebook: The … Continue reading What is squirting? – The PubMed of Porn →

Duration:00:39:30

Are you aware of your fertility? (Rerun)

5/30/2018
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The vagibonds are all moving this week so we took a break but thought we’d replay our first guest episode! New episodes will start back next week. It’s our first guest! This week our friend Susie Koch joins us to discuss non-hormonal birth control – namely natural family planning. Also known as the rhythm method … Continue reading Are you aware of your fertility? (Rerun) →

Duration:00:43:09

Antibodies! How the “Man with the Golden Arm” saved 2.4 million babies

5/23/2018
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This week Katee, Corbin, and Dave talk about a topic that has been floating around the warm and fuzzy news cycle. James Harrison, an Australian given the Moniker “the man with the golden arm” has recently retired from his super hero status after donating blood since he was 18 years, with experts estimating he saved … Continue reading Antibodies! How the “Man with the Golden Arm” saved 2.4 million babies →

Duration:00:32:21

The current state of abortion

5/16/2018
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It’s our birthday! Corbin & Katee are doctors now! But all is not so happy with the world… A few weeks ago, Iowa became the most restrictive state in the nation for a woman’s right to choose. Fortunately, South Carolina didn’t. And on May 25th, Irish citizens will be voting on whether or not to … Continue reading The current state of abortion →

Duration:00:44:57

The Virginity Myth

5/9/2018
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This week on the podcast Katee, Corbin, and Dave welcome another guest! This week on the Vagibinds is Rose Olson, she is a fourth year medical student and research intern at the WHO. She recently published a paper that reviewed the scientic evidence for so called “virginity testing,” a practice in many countries throughout the … Continue reading The Virginity Myth →

Duration:00:37:03

What Comprehensive Sex Ed Looks Like: Our Whole Lives

5/2/2018
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Alison Oliver is a sexuality educator at the university level, and also for the Unitarian Universalist Society’s sex ed program known as Our Whole Lives. Unlike what most of us get in schools, public or private, OWL is comprehensive. Even the most detailed conversation with one’s parents can’t hope to cover everything OWL does in … Continue reading What Comprehensive Sex Ed Looks Like: Our Whole Lives →

Duration:00:57:08

Pornography

4/25/2018
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On our 50th episode, Dave delivers on his promise to Katee and Corbin to do his own topic! And so, we have a show on porography–one of those things that everyone loves to hate and hates to love. We discuss the economics, the workers, and the consumers of porn, along with some of the deeper … Continue reading Pornography →

Duration:00:51:39

Women’s health across borders: Migrant women’s health

4/18/2018
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This week the Katee, Corbin, and Dave chat about two papers which discuss migrant women’s health outcomes and the experiences of Somali refugee mother’s birth experiences in Norway and Minnesota. We talk about the intersection of culture and health and how values influence health systems. E-mail: thevagibondspodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @thevagibonds Instagram: @thevagibondspod Facebook: The Vagibonds Podcast … Continue reading Women’s health across borders: Migrant women’s health →

Duration:00:32:36

Maternal Mortality – A close call (with Amy Dean)

4/11/2018
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A few months ago, a listener named Amy Dean wrote in after our maternal mortality episode to tell us her story. We asked her to join us and share her experience and current advocacy efforts for other patients like her. We are so happy she called in and chatted with us! E-mail: thevagibondspodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @thevagibonds … Continue reading Maternal Mortality – A close call (with Amy Dean) →

Duration:00:52:35

Menstrual Synchrony

4/4/2018
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We had a lovely listener write to us with a question: “Why do periods start to sync together when living with other girls?” So we decided to investigate. Join the Vagibonds as we uncover the answer to this question and dive in to the nature of scientific study and research bias. E-mail: thevagibondspodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @thevagibonds … Continue reading Menstrual Synchrony →

Duration:00:43:17

#squadgoals to end poverty: The Millennium Devlopment goals

3/28/2018
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This week Katee, Corbin, And Dave talk about the UN’s Millennium Devlopment Goals. These are eight goals that were created from a ten year long study on world poverty. These goals were aimed to drastically reduce worl poverty bu 2015. For the Vagibonds two goals were especially signifcant: the goal to increase gender equality and … Continue reading #squadgoals to end poverty: The Millennium Devlopment goals →

Duration:00:41:04

WHO Guidelines – Exciting!

3/21/2018
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The World Health Organization just released new guidelines on the standard of care for the birthing process. We talk about ’em! E-mail: thevagibondspodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @thevagibonds Instagram: @thevagibondspod Facebook: The Vagibonds Podcast References: NPR Articles about the guidelines The actual guidelines

Duration:00:44:45

When healthcare speaks Swedish

3/14/2018
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This week Corbin talks about her experience in Sweden. The group talks about differences in healthcare between the US and Sweden, education, training, work hours. And of course we ask the eternal question: if a medical student lives in Sweden, does she/he still complain?? E-mail: thevagibondspodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @thevagibonds Instagram: @thevagibondspod Facebook: The Vagibonds Podcast

Duration:00:51:23

Adventures in Yahoo Answers Part 2

3/7/2018
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It’s our last transatlantic episode! We decide to have a little fun and answer some questions from the Yahoo Answers service. E-mail: thevagibondspodcast@gmail.com Twitter: @thevagibonds Instagram: @thevagibondspod Facebook: The Vagibonds Podcast

Duration:00:47:53