Many of you saw the article that NPR published some weeks ago (see screen shot below) and were quite shocked by what you read. Here’s a bit from that article: “Nearly half of the nurses who responded to the survey were unaware that maternal mortality has risen in the U.S. in recent years, and 19 … More What is Your Post-Birth Plan?
Planning a pregnancy, currently pregnant or in the early stages of parenting? The Nurture RVA Birth and Baby Fair brings together expecting and new families with the care providers, businesses, and organizations that serve families during this exciting and challenging life transition. This year’s Nurture Birth & Baby Fair promised an amazing mix of passionate … More Nurture RVA Birth & Baby Fair 2017
Scenario . . . A new mom has given birth to a healthy baby boy. She is about 6 weeks post-delivery and has been able to lose her pregnancy weight fairly quickly . . . all except for that stubborn stomach area that seems to just poke out. She feels like she is several … More “Why do I still look pregnant?”
“After I had my second child, I really had a lot of pain in my pelvic floor . . . and I wouldn’t really know how to describe what I was feeling because it was new to me. I didn’t really have the same kind of pain the first time that I had my child. … More Every Woman Should Know . . .
Q: What was your awareness of your pelvic floor before having children? “You know, I felt like I had a pretty good grasp of what’s in the pelvic floor and how my body worked. Going into it . . . I thought I knew what I was doing.” Q: What was the biggest change after giving … More “Oh yeah, I can do those Kegels . . . cool, no problem”
While you are reading this – take a nice deep breath in. Now exhale. Feels great, right? Although proper breathing feels great, chances are that you hold your breath throughout the day without even realizing it, especially while concentrating, or performing actions such as lifting, reaching and pulling. Almost all individuals have a tendency to … More Physical Therapy For Improved Functionality In Daily Living
Well, they finally did it! The FDA has approved the first Pharmacologic treatment for women who suffer with hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD). As a long time member of ISSWSH, I have been following the development of this story closely, and was thrilled when I received the following news . . . It is with … More First Pharmacologic Treatment Approved for Women’s Sexual Dysfunction