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The Hormone Diaries

The Bloody Truth About Our Periods
Narrated by: Hannah Witton
Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
Categories: Young Adults, Ages 13 & Up
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Publisher's Summary

An honest, funny and feminist take on living with your period (and hormones!), by the award-winning sex education and body positivity vlogger, and author of Doing It!, Hannah Witton.   

When it comes to periods, we're often expected to cope with it quietly. But our periods and our hormones affect every area of our lives - so I am done with scuttling to the toilet with a tampon up my sleeve.  

I vlog about periods and hormonal contraception, and it's clear that I'm not the only one aching to be more open about this. When I reached out to my online community, I received an outpouring of raw, real and hilarious stories about what we go through simply for having a uterus.  

From first periods to first coils, pimples to hot-water bottles and PCOS to endometriosis, The Hormone Diaries is your essential companion on the hormone roller coaster. Filled with Hannah's insights, fascinating research and those priceless crowdsourced stories, it's the reassuring hug we all need. 

At least 50 per cent of the world has to deal with this stuff - it's time we started talking about it.

©2019 Hannah Witton (P)2019 Hodder Children’s Books

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A book everyone should read/hear

I am close to 30 and so I knew most of the information provided in this book. However Hannah's use of statistics, stories from real people, and personal anecdotes, creates a safe and casual place for everyone who menstrates and even those who don't. I guarantee you, you will learn something. This book is better than my sex education was. It's better than Google. This should be a mandatory read for everyone.

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  • 09-05-2020

loved it

Hannah, you are a great narrator! I loved both the book and the youtube series.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 25-07-2019

Bloody loved it!

Bloody loved it🧡 Also love that Hannah narrates it herself. Shared with so many friends!

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  • Jagna
  • 31-05-2020

Informative and entertaining

I am a huge Hannah Witton fan, I watched THD series on yt and I liked this book too.
It provides a sufficient amount of information and is quite in-depth and also not difficult and medical. I would definitely recommend it to all young people. But as a mom I also think I'll benefit from it trying to explain everything about the hormones to my child.
Looking forward to hearing following story of Hormone Diaries.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 12-11-2019

Hannah is fab- I'd read her shopping lists 😂

THIS IS SUCH AN IMPORTANT READ ♥️ There was a bit of strange audio near the end of the book but apart from that I loved it.

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  • charlie
  • 13-06-2019

Hannah Witton is brilliant

Witton is thorough and honest while remaining reassuring as she teaches people around the world about their bodies. Love you Hannah!