Episode 29: Sex, Birth Control Pill, HPV and Everything in Between w/ Robin LaCross
Robin LaCross is a holistic health practitioner who specializes in women's reproductive health. She has been teaching natural birth control methods for over 25 years because she is passionate about making sure every young woman grows up knowing and understanding her body and cycle. Robin is on a mission to reduce unintended pregnancies and the spread of STDs in the world by changing the way mothers talk to their children about growing up, sex and staying safe. Robin is the founder of The HPV Education Project to raise awareness about the virus, new advances in HPV testing and holistic methods of promoting cervical health. Armed with a holistic approach coupled with the latest advances in technology, she is empowering individuals to protect themselves against HPV. Robin currently lives in Tucson, Arizona and works with women all over the world helping them to acquire the knowledge, tools and skills needed to create greater reproductive health and well‐being.
Robin’s personal story to becoming the “fertility deva”
WHY we aren’t educated and empowered about our bodies
Robin’s opinion on the birth control pills, IUD, and their side effects
What to be aware of when you stop using the pill or want to go nonhormonal
How someone can practice basic fertility awareness in a safe and effective way
Method Robin typically works with her clients on- basal body temperature, ovulation tracking, basic fertility awareness
What method she recommends for people who have fear of getting pregnant using natural methods
Basic understanding of how our hormones work
Estrogen levels rise during the beginning of cycle
Alisia Vitti- “Woman Code”
HPV-- what it is, how gardasil works, what it protects against, how the virus works
How we can protect ourselves against HPV
Do condoms protect you against HPV?
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