Book Recommendations

Our Bodies, Ourselves by the Boston Women’s Health Collective

Period Repair Manual by Lara Briden

A Mind of Your Own by Kelly Brogan

Witches, Midwives, and Nurses: A History of Women Healers by Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English

Women Who Run With Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estés

How to Stay Out of the Gynecologist’s Office by Suzann Gage

Sweetening The Pill: Or How We Got Hooked On Hormonal Birth Control by Holly Grigg – Spall

Moral Property of Women: History of Birth Control Politics in America by Linda Gordon

Understanding Human Sexuality by Janet Hyde and John DeLamater       

Justisse Method: Fertility Awareness and Body Literacy: A User's Guide by Geraldine Matus       

Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause by Christiane Northrup

Life's Work: A Moral Argument for Choice by Dr. Willie Parker

Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty by Dorothy Roberts

WomanSafeHealth: The Antidote to Status Quo Health Care by Dr. Elizabeth Shadigian

Undivided Rights: Women of Color Organizing for Reproductive Justice by Jael Silliman, Marlene Gerber Fried, Loretta Ross, and Elena Gutiérrez

Reproductive Justice: An Introduction by Loretta Ross and Rickie Solinger

Woman Code by Alisa Vitti

Down There: Sexual and Reproductive Health by Susan Weed

Taking Charge of Your Fertility and Cycle Savvy by Toni Weschler


Fertility Awareness Method + Hormonal Health


Fertility Friday Podcast

Flo Living


Holistic Hormonal Health with Hannah Ransom

Honoring Our Cycles: Garden of Fertility


Nicole Jardim’s Blog

Nesting Consulting

Menstruation Matters

Lara Briden’s Healthy Hormone Blog

Period Party Podcast

Red Tent Sisters

Society for Menstrual Cycle Research

Taking Charge of Your Fertility

The Beautiful Cervix Project

Website & Blog Recommendations

Cycle Dork

The Functional Pelvis Blog

The Healthy Womb

Jessa Blades’ Blog

The Minority Sex Report Blog

Moontime Rising Blog

Period Wise

Samantha Zipporah’s Blog

Suzy Knew!

Movie Recommendations

Endo What?

Ovarian Psychos

Sweetening the Pill


Fertility Tracker Apps

If you’re interested in fertility tracking, then make sure the app you use will allow you to enter symptothermal information (basal body temperature, cervical mucous, and cervical positioning).

Below we’ve listed only apps that allow you to enter symptothermal information. There are a lot of options, even more than we have written below! Here are a few things to keep in mind.

Be aware of data privacy when choosing the right app for you:

Appleseed Fertility app reviews:



Fertility Friend



Kindara -- Kindara has their own oral fertility thermometer, called Wink

MyDays -- Daysy also has their own fertility tracking device

Natural Cycles

Ova Graph

Menstrual Cup Info

Reviews for menstrual cups, period panties, and cloth pads

Lots of how-to videos for menstrual cups on Youtube

Menstrual Cup Product List: If you’re new to menstrual cups or want to make a cup switch, the amount of menstrual cups to choose from can seem daunting. Check out the sites above to read reviews and even take a Put A Cup In It quiz for cup suggestions based on your needs, health history, and internal anatomy. The following is not an exhaustive list (you’ll find more on the websites above!).

Diva Cup

Eva Cup


The Keeper

Lily Cup


Me Luna

Moon Cup

Ruby Cup

Sckoon Cup

FLEX They have a cup option that’s disposable after up to 12 hours of use, too.

Sea Sponges

Holy Sponge

Jade & Pearl

The Sea Sponge Company

Period Underwear

Luna Panties


There are other period underwear options, too. Here’s a review of the top 10 period undies:

Also, check out Icon, pee-proof underwear for urinary incontinence

Organic Cotton Pads and Tampons

Conscious Period





Seventh Generation

The Honest Company

Cloth Pads


Glad Rags

Luna Pads

Moon Pads

There are lots of other cloth pad options. Here is a top 10 review:

Etsy also has lots of cloth pad makers:

Here are guides and patterns to make your own cloth pads:

Other Projects & Organizations We Love

Arvigo Techniques of Mayan Abdominal Massage--There are many types of abdominal massage, and the Arvigo Technique is only one type. You can learn more about abdominal massage and enter your location to find an Arvigo-trained practicioner near you

Association of Fertility Awareness Professionals

Blood Cycle Conference

Center for Reproductive Justice

The Cliteracy

Humans With Periods


Informed Choice for Amerika

Jen Lewis’s Beauty in Blood

Justisse Healthworks for Women They also have a list of international holistic reproductive health practitioners who can work with you in person or via Skype!

Lady Parts Justice

My Moontime

The Red Web

Sister Song, Inc. Women Of Color Reproductive Justice Collective

Sustainable Cycles



Wombs for Wisdom

If you see any resources, websites, books, or menstrual care products that are unlisted that you’ve enjoyed and found helpful, please email us at We’d love to make our resource list as comprehensive as possible. Thank you!