Menstrual Empowerment Education

We want to train a team of ‘Transitioneers’ to provide menstrual health workshops for pre-teens in schools in Exeter. WHAT’S THE PROBLEM AND WHY IS IT A PROBLEM? Only one in five girls feels comfortable talking to their teacher about periods.and 49% have missed an entire day of school due to their periods. It’s 2021Continue reading “Menstrual Empowerment Education”

Perinatal Peer Support Network in Exeter

This week sees the exciting launch of The Nest Southwest’s Perinatal Peer Support Network (PPSN). This small but mighty group of women have lived experience of birthing in a pandemic and are being trained to support local pregnant women and birthing people. They offer a friendly, listening ear from someone who has been there, theyContinue reading “Perinatal Peer Support Network in Exeter”

Happy LBT+ women’s health week!

Here at the Nest Southwest we strive to be inclusive and take seriously the need for positive allies when supporting lesbian, bisexual and trans women’s health.  This week is LBT+ women’s health week and this blog post is to provide clarity on our position to create a safe and welcoming community. Research shows that there areContinue reading “Happy LBT+ women’s health week!”