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Exploring Menopause Through Collections and Collaboration
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We publish thought-provoking books exploring health and human experiences. Our latest titles include ‘Free for All’, an urgent call to arms in defence of our NHS by bestselling author and GP, Gavin Francis.
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Menopause can be tough when nobody talks about it and all the stereotypes are negative, but it can also be transformative, marking the start of a new stage of life - cronehood.
Are you still nursing?
Julia Martins might get the side-eye for breastfeeding a three-year-old in the UK but, as she explains, examples from history, as well as the cultural norms of Brazil, where she grew up, are firmly on the side of extended nursing.
A shared experience
Having a simple conversation with another person brings such pleasure.