Celebrating International women’s 2023 day and calling for gender equity for all. The Nest Southwest CIC is a grass-roots social enterprise dedicated to supporting women and menstruators.
Category Archives: women’s health
Addressing Health Inequalities for Women of Colour
Women of colour face more health inequalities. This blog talks about an event that attempted to address some of them.
Become a Nest Menopause Friend
Become a Nest Menopause Friend Women are slowly opening up about their menstrual cycles and menopause. By sharing our own experience with friends and family, we all contribute to normalising what has been for decades, and in even for centuries, a taboo or at least an inappropriate topic for a conversation. It is reassuring toContinue reading “Become a Nest Menopause Friend”
Experience Exeter’s Menopause Café
EXPERIENCE EXETER’S MENOPAUSE CAFÉ Guest blog by Barbara Wheatley Exeter’s Menopause Café has well and truly launched. Contributing to a nationwide drive, it’s every first Friday of the month, so it’s easy to remember. And it was so good the first time in October that I booked again for the second meet, and I’m alreadyContinue reading “Experience Exeter’s Menopause Café”
November at The Nest
November at The Nest Here at The Nest Southwest we are getting pretty excited about our monthly planner! What do you think? As well as our regular weekly pregnancy groups and yoga classes we are also hosting some exciting yoga workshops – one specifically for menstruation, and one specifically for menopause. So wherever you areContinue reading “November at The Nest”
Devon women speak
Devon Women speak out In June we launched our countywide survey for women, girls and all menstruators in Devon – aiming to gather information about menstruation, pregnancy, birth and menopause experiences and how they can affect key areas of life. The survey was designed to focus on the impact of these life transitions and theContinue reading “Devon women speak”
Happy LBT+ women’s health week!
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.Continue reading “Happy LBT+ women’s health week!”