Our Bodies Ourselves

Our Bodies Ourselves

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With 30% revised material and roughly 25 new photographs, the 2011 edition will focus on what OBOS does best: provide information on women's reproductive health and sexuality; practical information on how to find and access health information; and resources, stories, and information to educate women about health care injustices and inspire them to work collectively to address them.
Table of Contents
A Letter from Founders of the Boston Women's Health Book Collective

Taking Care of Ourselves

1: Body Image

2: Eating Well

3: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Mood-Altering Drugs

4: Our Bodies in Motion

5: Complementary Health Practices

6: Emotional Well-Being

7: Environmental and Occupational Health

8: Violence and Abuse

Relationships and Sexuality

9: Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation

10: Relationships with Men

11: Relationships with Women

12: Sexuality

Sexual Health

13: Sexual Anatomy, Reproduction, and the Menstrual Cycle

14: Safer Sex

15: Sexually Transmitted Infections

16: HIV and AIDS

Reproductive Choices

17: Considering Parenting

18: Birth Control

19: Unexpected Pregnancy

20: Abortion


21: Pregnancy

22: Childbirth

23: The First Year of Parenting

24: Childbearing Loss

25: Infertility and Assisted Reproduction

Growing Older

26: Midlife and Menopause

27: Our Later Years

Medical Problems and Procedures

28: Unique to Women

29: Special Concerns for Women

Knowledge Is Power

30: Navigating the Health Care System

31: The Politics of Women's Health

32: Organizing for Change

Author(s) Judy Norsigian
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