Episode 83 | The Unknown Facts About How Birth Control Affects You–Part 2

Welcome back to another episode of the Colorful Eats podcast! Last week we dug into the controversial topic of hormonal birth control and shared just how this oh-so-common daily medication may be affecting our health. Check out Episode 82 here! So we know you’ve got questions and lucky you, we’ve got answers!

On today’s episode, we are sharing more on how hormonal birth control affects you inner biome and nutritional health, it’s potential effects on fertility and our take on natural birth control (plus our favorite method that will help you get to know your cycle better and avoid or achieve pregnancy). We also talk about one of the most important pieces, how to bounce back from hormonal birth control and some helpful tips to bring your body back into balance and improve your hormonal health.

We could talk about this topic for hours and barely scratch the surface so we encourage you to continue the research on your own. Today we share some of our favorite resources to help you learn more and make the best choice for your own journey.

Still have more questions? Ready to dig in deeper? Check out Caroline’s Happy Hormones Workshop where she goes through detailed plans for coming off birth control and creating happy hormones.

Highlight Reel:

05:40 | How birth control can alter your inner biome and nutritional status

08:10 | Long term effects, specifically on your fertility

13:10 | Our favorite natural birth control method

22:50 | How to begin recovery from hormonal birth control

Link Love:

Happy Hormones Workshop

The Pill: Are you sure it’s for you? By Jane Bennett and Alexandra Pope

Sweetening the Pill by Holly Grigg-Spall

Taking Charge of Your Fertility by Tori Weschler

Weston A. Price Foundation

Recovering from the Birth Control Pill and Other Hormonal Contraceptives by Kim Schuette

Pure Radiance Vitamin C

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