I Heart Guts has created the Periodic Table of Your Period, an illustrated “celebration of menstrual cycles.” The colorful chart covers period-related slang and essential comfort foods along with the organs involved in the menstruation process, forms of birth control, and the stages of pregnancy. Visit I Heart Guts to browse a larger PDF version of the funny and educational Periodic Table of Your Period.
An illustrated guide to all things menses, we have included everything from bloating to chocolate, corpus luteum to period underwear. My geochemist husband came up with the idea and of course I am always dying to draw happy tampons, fallopian tubes and mucous, so I finally got my chance! If you look closely, you’ll find smiling condoms, IUDs and diaphragms in the Birth Control Series, alongside chemical diagrams of progesterone, folic acid and other important substances that course through your veins monthly. iheartguts-menstrual-seriesThe first column is devoted to some of our favorite menstrual slang, a few highlights include “Shark Week,” “Up On Blocks” and of course “Riding the Cotton Pony.”
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