Pelvic Floor

Damaged to Transformed: how to love your body after birth trauma

2019-12-06T06:33:09+00:00

Birth trauma: this is what it’s called when a woman suffers distress with a difficult birth associated with pain, sorrow or loss, leaving her vulnerable to long-term psychological effects. How to love your body after birth trauma is probably the last thing on your mind at this point. Seeking psychological care and support is [...]

Damaged to Transformed: how to love your body after birth trauma2019-12-06T06:33:09+00:00

Battling Birth Trauma: Hastening Your Physical Recovery With Nutrition

2019-12-05T22:00:02+00:00

Recovery after birth trauma isn’t easy. It probably won’t happen spontaneously. Waiting to see what happens rarely gets you where you want to be as fast as you want to get there. The psychological effects of birth trauma are significant and extremely important to address, but what I want to focus on here are [...]

Battling Birth Trauma: Hastening Your Physical Recovery With Nutrition2019-12-05T22:00:02+00:00

Traumatic birth: A Cataclysm

2019-11-29T17:33:42+00:00

A traumatic birth can be cataclysmic. To describe a traumatic birth as a cataclysm may sound overly dramatic to some, but in reality it is deadly accurate. A cataclysm is an event that causes significant destruction or a sudden, violent change, and a traumatic birth matches both of these definitions. There are many forms [...]

Traumatic birth: A Cataclysm2019-11-29T17:33:42+00:00

Be a Proud Pelvic Floor Owner

2019-09-04T10:34:59+00:00

Have you taken a moment recently to stop and really be proud of your pelvic floor? Have you truly appreciated what it manages for you? The pelvic floor is being pummeled by increases in intra-abdominal pressure all day, and not just if you’re a hayfever sufferer and constantly coughing, sneezing and blowing your nose. [...]

Be a Proud Pelvic Floor Owner2019-09-04T10:34:59+00:00

Pelvic Health: What Can You Lose to Gain It Back?

2019-08-30T12:46:43+00:00

Why The First Step to Recovery Can Be Losing Something You’ve got an annoying pelvic condition. It might be incontinence, prolapse, vaginismus, thrush, constipation. It might seem a strange hypothetical question to ask: what can you lose first in order to recover your pelvic health? But if you think about it, it makes perfect [...]

Pelvic Health: What Can You Lose to Gain It Back?2019-08-30T12:46:43+00:00

Can You Have Sex With A Prolapse?

2019-07-10T11:12:42+00:00

The word prolapse, for many women, conjures up terrifying images of their internal organs falling out. And the thought of having sex with a prolapse can seem inconceivable. Can sex and prolapse go together? While severe prolapse can involve the involved organ coming quite a distance out of the vagina, most cases of prolapse [...]

Can You Have Sex With A Prolapse?2019-07-10T11:12:42+00:00

Stuck on That Last Dilator

2019-07-25T12:14:58+00:00

Getting From the Plastic Thing to the Real Thing – Part 1 Pain with sex can be a bit of a project to resolve. I’ve written a lot about painful sex due to muscular causes. (The old term is vaginismus. I still use this term because usually that’s what the doctor has called it to [...]

Stuck on That Last Dilator2019-07-25T12:14:58+00:00

How To Make Using Your Vaginal Dilators Less Unappealing Part 2

2019-07-10T11:01:52+00:00

Get Acquainted With Them In vaginismus and painful sex, using vaginal dilators is often part of your rehab program. Let’s face it, anything unfamiliar can be a bit scary. A new experience is always a bit daunting, even when it’s positive. And it makes sense from an evolutionary sense to be cautious when encountering [...]

How To Make Using Your Vaginal Dilators Less Unappealing Part 22019-07-10T11:01:52+00:00

How to Make Using Your Vaginal Dilators Less Unappealing

2019-07-10T10:57:47+00:00

Women who use vaginal dilators generally don’t do it for fun. If you’ve been recommended vaginal dilators, it’s probably for the problem of painful sex or vaginismus. You can read more about the common reluctance to use vaginal dilators here, and learn about the concept of removing the “threat” associated with using them here. [...]

How to Make Using Your Vaginal Dilators Less Unappealing2019-07-10T10:57:47+00:00