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April 22, 2023

Holistic Miscarriage & Abortion Education

with podcast guest

Samantha Zipporah


Today’s episode covers a topic that is hardly ever talked about in the mainstream: miscarriage and abortion and how they affect a person’s physical health and hormones as well as their emotional health.

I’m joined by Samantha Zipporah, a fertility, sex, and cycle educator, author, and activist with over 20 years of experience. Samantha is devoted to breaking the spells of oppression in reproductive and sexual health through collective healing, liberation, and education. A former birth doula, she provides radical love for navigating the womb continuum and reclaiming ancestral wisdom.

In this episode, we talk about how our culture disempowers people who menstruate, the over-medicalization of processes of the womb, putting pregnancy termination into context, the risks associated with pregnancy release, the psycho-spiritual aspects of miscarriages and abortions, and so much more!

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  • Samantha’s passion for reproductive health and empowerment from an early age
  • The worrying trends with her mother and sister that tipped Sam off that something was not okay with the status quo
  • Positive trends of increasing self-awareness in younger generations
  • How the oppressive systems in our culture disempower people who menstruate
  • The glaring absence of information on what to expect when you’ve had a miscarriage
  • Why it’s such an individual path for healing after a miscarriage
  • How women can support themselves through miscarriage
  • Putting pregnancy loss and termination in context within the natural world
  • The conservative but shocking statistic around pregnancy release
  • Defining pregnancy release
  • Signs that you should reach out to a medical professional when going through a miscarriage or abortion
  • The main risks associated with pregnancy release
  • Why Samantha believes D&C procedures are overused


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Dr Jolene Brighten

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Dr. Jolene Brighten is a hormone expert, nutrition scientist, and thought leader in women’s medicine. She is board certified in naturopathic endocrinology and trained in

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