Anyone can be challenged to have a family. No matter what race, religion, sexuality or economic status you are, infertility doesn’t discriminate. Because you’ll never know how badly you want something until you are told that it may not be possible. Together, we can change how others view infertility. It begins with being part of a … More Natural Approaches for Infertility
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?
“I’ve heard the term…but what is Coccydynia?” Plain ‘n simple….it is pain in the region of the coccyx (tailbone). This can happen for a variety of reasons, and is often a cause of post-delivery pelvic pain. What does the coccyx do and where is it located? The coccyx serves as an attachment site for tendons, … More “Ouch…My Tailbone Hurts!”
As an athlete, girls have been told it’s ok if they leak. Is this true? Performing impact sports such as running or gymnastics can fatigue the pelvic floor muscles that hold the pelvis together and support the pelvic organs. Pelvic floor muscles must be strengthened and work together with the abdominals and deep back muscles. … More As an athlete, girls have been told it’s ok if they leak. Is this true?
We asked women to send us their most frequently asked questions about bladder issues and leakage . . . so by popular demand, here they are! The answers here are brief. For a more in-depth look at these issues, use our search tool to find specific blog posts on topics such as, “frequent urination”, “stress … More Why Didn’t I Know That 1 In 4 Women Leak?
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
It’s time for the ISSWSH Annual Meeting 2017! I always look forward to these conferences and the opportunity afforded for communication among scholars, researchers, and fellow practitioners about women’s sexual function and health. This year’s annual meeting is in the beautiful city of Atlanta, Georgia! The theme of this year’s meeting is The Embodied … More Yes, it’s that time of year again . . . !