The Cervix, Cervical Wellness and Pap Smears with Denell Barbara : Episode 85

by | Sep 9, 2020 | Cycle Signs + PMS, Menstrual Cycle Tips, Periods, Well Woman Podcast | 0 comments

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Pap smears, we’re encourage to get them for cervical health but what even is the Cervix? For years I regularly had been getting Pap Smears and it wasn’t until my late twenties until I even discovered what a Cervix was.
It completely changed my understanding of my cycle, my yoni and the whole baby making thing.
This got me thinking, was I the only one who didn’t know what a cervix was? And, why was I not taught or told about it?

To open up this topic on the show I reached out to Cervical Wellness expert Denell Barbara to help us understand the wisdom of the Cervix, pap smears and cervical wellness.

“The Cervix is an anchor for embodiment.”


Meet our Podcast Guest:

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Denell Barbara Nawrocki, MA is a guide, speaker, and teacher specializing in Women’s wellness and Earth-based health. She believes in the body’s ability to heal, and guides Women to connect to their body and find empowerment on the self-healing path.

Since 2008, Denell has done extensive study in the fields of health, healing, personal transformation, indigenous wisdom, plant medicine and history. All of this culminates in her mission to lead people to be in a loving relationship with their body and Earth’s body.In 2016, Denell founded Cervical Wellness, an online-education platform guiding Women to self-heal their cervix, as well as reconnect to their female sacred-anatomy in new and empowering ways.

She offers online courses & events, in-person workshops & retreats, as well as sharing illuminating content in public talks, and on Instagram & Youtube.

The Cervix, cervical wellness and Pap Smears with Denell Barbara : Episode 85


In this episode we chat about:

    • What and where is the cervix?
    • HPV – Human papillomavirus infection
    • Your cervix at each stage of your menstrual cycle
    • Pap smears, do I really need one?
    • What you need to know for your next Pap Smears
    • Best time of your cycle to get a pap smear
    • How the cervix is connected with the rest of your body
    • 3 ways to getting to know your own cervix


Resources mentioned in this episode:

Google Results: What does a cervix look like?

Connect with Denell and discover more cervix information and education over at @cervicalwellness/ on Instagram. You can also learn more about her work via her website


Thank you so much for tuning in to this episode of The Well Woman Podcast. I’m beyond honoured that you’re here and would be grateful if you could take 2 minutes to leave me a 5-star review in iTunes or on your podcast app, this way together we can inspire, connect and educate even more women.

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Until next time beautiful!
Get connected, listen to your body and remember; body confidence all begins with living in tune with your menstrual cycle.

         Jema Lee

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A day time mermaid, full time human who lives in yoga tights who spends my days hanging out inside the Well Woman Academy. My mission? To guide women to discover their cycles, love their bodies and end patriarchal period tabooness.


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