Watch a special night at LOOM with Erica Chidi Cohen and three special guests for a conversation about transitioning off hormonal birth control.
Together, these women dig deep into the whys and hows of breaking up with birth control. They provide information about alternative birth control and effective, natural treatment options for period problems such as PMS, PCOS, and endometriosis.
RUN TIME: 1 hour 43 minutes
The Period Girl
Nicole is a Certified Women’s Health Coach and the creator of Fix Your Period, a series of programs that empower women to reclaim their hormone health using a method that combines simplicity and sass. Her incredible work has impacted the lives of thousands of women around the world in effectively addressing issues like PMS, PCOS, infertility, amenorrhea, and many more. Nicole is also the co-host of The Period Party, a top-rated podcast on iTunes, and creator of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition’s hormone health continuing education course.
The Period Revolutionary
Dr. Briden is an author, naturopathic doctor + period revolutionary leading the change toward better periods. Informed by a strong science background and more than 20 years with patients, Lara is a passionate communicator about women's health and alternatives to hormonal birth control. Her best-selling book Period Repair Manual is a manifesto of natural treatment for better hormones and better periods and provides practical solutions using nutrition, supplements, and natural hormones. Now in its second edition, the book has worked to quietly change the lives of tens of thousands of women.
Sweetening the Pill
Holly is the author of the best-selling book Sweetening the Pill: How We Got Hooked On Hormonal Birth Control. She is consulting producer on a documentary inspired by her book, directed by Abby Epstein + executive produced by Ricki Lake, slated for release in 2018. Her op-ed on the pill went viral and was featured by the Washington Post, NPR, and Vice, who named Holly "the poster girl for a movement of women abandoning the pill in favor of contraceptives that don't wreak havoc on their body and mind." She's also a brand ambassador for the Daysy fertility tracker + leads workshops regularly.
Erica Chidi Cohen
Doula, Author + Co-Founder of LOOM
Erica is passionate about helping people cultivate body literacy and the tools to advocate for their reproductive health and wellbeing. She has guided thousands of people in their transition from pregnancy to parenthood in her practice and through her book, Nurture: A Modern Guide to Pregnancy, Birth and Early Motherhood.