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09 September 2021
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New Jean Hailes podcast series for Women’s Health Week 2021

Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is pleased to announce a new podcast series for Women’s Health Week 2021.

Hosted by Janet Michelmore AO, daughter of the late Dr Jean Hailes and a passionate advocate of women's health, The Jean Hailes podcast – Women’s Health Week series launched this week with nine new podcasts and an exciting line-up of guests and leading women’s health experts talking about a range of topics including mental health in the age of COVID-19, sexual health, periods, sleep and movement.

Janet is the CEO of Jean Hailes for Women’s Health and was instrumental in bringing to life the first national Women’s Health Week in 2013, which has seen thousands of women across Australia take part in a week of online activities, videos, resources and information each year since.

The Jean Hailes podcast – Women’s Health Week series hosted by Janet Michelmore AO

Episode listing:

  • ‘Raised without shame’ – A conversation with our passionate Women’s Health Week Ambassador Shelley Ware, who transformed her painful experience with endometriosis into a mission to educate and support
  • ‘Just move it!' – We talk to Professor Flavia Cicuttini about the impact of lockdowns on our bodies, and how people should embrace mobility aides.
  • ‘Period poverty’ – Eliminating period poverty and the stigma surrounding periods with 2021 Young Australian of the Year Isobel Marshall and Women’s Health Week Ambassador.
  • ‘Let’s talk about s*x!' – A riveting chat with inspirational sexuality educator Vanessa Hamilton, who is changing the way we teach adults and children about sex, sexuality and consent.
  • ‘Mental health in the age of COVID-19’ – Leading mental health expert Professor Jane Fisher AO calls for the recognition of grief for all the important missed moments during COVID-19. Proudly brought to you by Liptember.
  • ‘The blurring of work-life boundaries’ – Unblur your work-life boundaries with psychologist Dr Sarah Cotton, co-founder of Transitioning Well. Proudly brought to you by Liptember.
  • ‘Mood and food’ – There’s an undisputed link between what we eat and how we feel. Get the tips and top foods from Jean Hailes naturopath Sandra Villella. Proudly brought to you by Liptember
  • ‘Sconversations’ – It’s time for a cup of tea and a ‘sconversation’ with CEO of the NSW Country Women’s Association, Danica Leys, about the health needs of women in rural, regional and remote Australia. Proudly brought to you by Liptember
  • ‘Rest easy!’ – The dreaded 3am wake-up… an eye-opening discussion with sleep expert and health psychologist Dr Moira Junge about night owls, sleep disorders and why there’s no need to panic if we can’t doze off.

The Jean Hailes podcast – Women’s Health Week series hosted by Janet Michelmore AO is available now on the Jean Hailes and Women’s Health Week websites, and wherever you access your podcasts.