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Pre-Columbian bowl from Perú bowl showing
menstruation, c. 200 BCE - 600AD
The Art of Menstruation: Molly Crealock

New Humor

New Words and expressions about menstruation: Germany: Auf Schmerzmittel sein, Bauchkrämpfe haben, Blutrache/Vendetta, Blutzoll zahlen, [die] Damenhygieneartikelindustrie unterstützen, Fallschirm springen, Fliegen, Ich habe mein Zeug, Ich habe meine Tage/Periode/Regel, Lesezeichen basteln, Zeitung lesen; U.S.A.: [The] Commies are coming, Happy escapade, [The] Invasion of the Red Army, Party favors

Hei, [Norwegian for "Hi"]

Here is a new link to add to your collection:

Walt Disney's educational animation film " The Story of Menstruation" is now available on youtube.com [Your MUM had trouble connecting to the link.]

I discovered this via http://www.cartoonbrew.com/. While you are there check out the Disney cartoon "VD attack plan. [!]"

Also: this year's Biennale in Venice featured a chandelier made of tampons by Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos, which to me (five years younger than the artist and on three vernissages every week) seems mildly amusing and rather banal. One of many articles about this is found here, but there are plenty more when you Google around:

Keep up the good work,

Signed: DD, "a reader in Norway"

Dutch ad for Kotex, 2000

Dutch ad for Libresse pads, 1998

"Die Menstruation," German booklet for girls from o.b. tampons

French women gain their liberté, then lose it:
Tampax ad, Marie Claire, 1938

Research position available:
Graduate Student/Post Doc
(PhD or MD) needed for research on Women's Reproductive Epidemiology to work with Dr Jerilynn C Prior and the Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research (CeMCOR) in Vancouver, BC, Canada, on a recently funded project related to menstrual cycles and ovulation. Candidates with a medical, public health or biology background preferred but all candidates with suitable skills will be considered.

Funding on this CIHR-supported project will start in the spring/summer of 2006. At least one year's funding is guaranteed.

The applicant must be well trained, committed to women's health research, able to work with and teach a wide variety of premenopausal women, to supervise two research assistants, and to collect, manage, analyze and present/write about research results. This study provides the opportunity to explore many menstrual cycle-related questions.

Send résumé/CV, cover letter and writing sample to : cemcor@interchange.ubc.ca with "Graduate Student/Post Doc needed for research on Women's Reproductive Epidemiology" as the subject.

New: Would you stop menstruating if you could?

Letter to your MUM:
About washable pads [see the MUM pages on washable pads]: there are quite a few moms who have work-at-home businesses making these things. I find them to be far superior to Glad Rags. This page shows several styles:
There are also work-at-home moms that make pad pots. An example - http://www.primalmommy.com/padpots.htm"


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