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Below Your Belt is available as an eBook!

November 23, 2015 | by Liz Bowman

You can now purchase Below Your Belt: How to be Queen of Your Pelvic Region as an eBook for your iPad at iBooks, your Kindle at Amazon Smile, or your Nook at Barnes & Noble online for only $9.99! Give the gift of Pelvic Health education to an important adolescent girl in your life! Still […]

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Pelvic News Round-Up – 11.20.15

November 20, 2015 | by Liz Bowman

  New frontier – In the next few months, doctors at the Cleveland Clinic will be the first to transplant a uterus to a woman who is without.  Ideally, this ground breaking procedure will help an estimated 50,000 women in the United States whom are without a uterus, have had theirs removed, or have had […]

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WHF Welcomes New Board of Director and Advisory Board Members!

November 16, 2015 | by Liz Bowman

WHF Welcomes New Board of Director and Advisory Board Members!   Board of Directors Member – Jessica A. Shepherd, M.D., MBA Dr. Shepherd is an OB/GYN who practices at the University of Illinois at Chicago and also serves as the Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecology.  She treats women for obstetrics, pelvic health and sexual dysfunction.  With her […]

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Kegels vs. Squats

November 2, 2015 | by Liz Bowman

        VS    An article last week posed an intriguing question, “Do Kegels work and can I just replace them with squats and lunges?”  We asked WHF medical ambassador Sandy Hilton, Doctor of Physical Therapy and C0-Owner of Entropy Physiotherapy and Wellness for guidance on the subject.   “The terms ‘pelvic floor‘ […]

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Special Engagement: 10th Annual Abdominal & Pelvic Health Symposium

October 26, 2015 | by Liz Bowman

Women’s Health Foundation supports the 10th Annual Abdominal and Pelvic Health Symposium: Restoring Flow – Mind, Body and Spirit. When: Saturday, November 7th, 2015 Location: Rush University Medical Center 1725 W. Harrison St. – Suite 1138 Chicago, IL 60612 Time: 7:30am – 12:00pm   EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES Identify approaches for providers to improve communication with their […]

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Pelvic News Round-Up – 10.23.15

October 23, 2015 | by Liz Bowman

Joylux, Inc. champions their Indiegogo Campaign aimed to help the millions of women who suffer from pelvic floor issues.  Joylux, Inc’s newest product, vSculpt,  is the first home-use device that utilizes a unique blend of therapeutic red and infrared light technology, gentle heat, and vibration to strengthen and tone the pelvic floor area! Joylux is […]

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We’re Planking Awesome!

October 21, 2015 | by Liz Bowman

P3: Planking for Pelvic Power On the plane home from Seattle after the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) annual meeting (#PFDWeek2015), we at Women’s Health Foundation were inspired to create a campaign championing what we believe is the key to glowing pelvic function: a healthy pelvic pyramid. In anticipation of Bladder Health Week (November 9-15), we […]

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Cool New Stuff Seen On The Scene: AUGS 2015

October 19, 2015 | by Missy

  In case you missed the American Urological Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting (AUGS) in Seattle this past week, here’s a recap of some of our favorite new things and science. Like last year, there were some big new products on the exhibit floor that have us very excited at WHF.  You have heard us (and […]

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