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Episode 24

Reproductive Sovereignty 
+ some nuanced thoughts on herbal approaches


hosted by clinical herbalist & integrative health educator Kay'aleya Hunnybee

Reproductive Sovereignty

and some nuanced thoughts on herbal approaches

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Oh my friends, these times are very alive with change, aren't they?

And somehow, change often brings up divisions and perspectives that feel very rooted in one way or another, as if somehow there are only two paths forward. 

But there are many paths to deeply connected, herbally influenced reproductive sovereignty.

And ideally, we each have the opportunity to make choices about what feels true and right for us. 

What am I talking about?

Well, I'm talking about access to abortion, I'm talking about herbal approaches, and I'm talking about getting more of the whole picture so you can make truly informed choices that aren't swayed by the waves of social media influence. 

We don't have to agree (I don't agree with all of my colleagues or teachers and I believe that's healthy), but I think it's worth having a conversation and telling our own stories, especially in this time, so that we can learn from each other. 

The more we know, the better choices we can make.

Listen to this episode to learn:

  • why I think black and white perspectives on herbal approaches are too limited
  • how "rights" are actually an external concept, and you ALWAYS have choice
  • simple ways to incorporate pregnancy prevention + natural contraception into your life
  • why I don't personally think DIY herbal abortion is the best option
  • what herbal categories are involved in herbal approaches + how they impact the body
  • a quick overview of medication and clinical abortion methods
  • my personal story of an herbal abortion + some other stories I've heard
  • how herbal approaches are SO MUCH more complicated than medicated approaches
  • my personal idealistic view of reproductive sovereignty
  • the importance of personal, informed choice

Further Resources:

Cycle Tracking, Contraception + Fertility Awareness for Pregnancy Prevention


Abortion Access, Organizations to Support, Places to Donate


Holistic Abortion Education + Resources


Privacy Concerns


Reproductive Justice


More Info




DISCLAIMER: This podcast is for educational purposes only, I am not providing any medical advice, I am not a medical practitioner, I’m an herbalist and in the US, there is no path to licensure for herbalists, so my role is as an herbal educator. Please do your own research and consult your healthcare provider for any personal health concerns.


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