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We’re Almost There

August 21, 2014 | by Molly

For the past 50 some days, we’ve been a part of a campaign to help get people talking about sex after menopause.  It may seem like a trivial health issue, but for millions, of women sex is painful and something to avoid.  Time and time again, we hear women say “I didn’t know this was […]

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Below Your Belt – How To Be Queen of Your Pelvic Region

August 20, 2014 | by Molly

“Below where?”  “Queen of my what?!” Think about the words, pelvic region. You may have guessed that having periods is part of your pelvic region – and you would be correct – but did you know that using the bathroom or performing well in sports is also about your pelvis? Your whole pelvic region – […]

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The Queen of Her Pelvic Region Goes Social

August 12, 2014 | by Elizabeth Fisher

              Did you know that a lot of girls don’t know they have three openings in their pelvic region? And, most girls aren’t aware they have pelvic muscles. A whole bunch of girls stand or hover over a toilet seat, and a whole lot more are constipated! The truly […]

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Kegels = Great. Kegel Exercisers = Greater?

August 15, 2014 | by Kelley

I don’t do my Kegel exercises.  Wait…let me correct myself.  I do my Kegel exercises faithfully.  Once a year.  In my OB-GYN’s waiting room.  In preparation for my yearly exam.  I treat Kegels the way I treat flossing.  I floss twice a year.  In the restroom of my dentist’s office.  In preparation for my twice […]

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International Urogynecological Society Releases Position Statement on Use of Slings for Stress Urinary Incontinence

August 8, 2014 | by Molly

Following the recent scientific meeting in July, the International Urogynecological Society (IUGA) released a statement supporting the use of surgically-placed mid-urethral slings (MUS) in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI). This follows the joint position statement released by the American Urogynecological Society (AUGS) and the Society for Female Urodynamics (SUFU), in January earlier this year.

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August 5, 2014 | by Elizabeth Fisher

    This past weekend WHF’s Jeni Ihm, Jennifer McIntyre, and I met twelve young ladies who were ALL that. When I think, “She’s all that,” I think of women who are strong, eager, inquisitive, and Girl, they can laugh!  These particular twelve are members of the group She’s All That, and the expression certainly […]

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The Great Pee Debate

August 1, 2014 | by Kelley

The following is an actual conversation my husband (H) and I have had…more than once.  At the risk of being labeled “odd” or “really odd” or “odd beyond belief”, I’m going to share it with you.  Don’t judge. Me: Why don’t men sit on toilets to pee? H: Because they don’t. Me: But don’t urinals […]

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Hepatitis A, B, C, D, & E’s.

July 31, 2014 | by Elizabeth Fisher

Though we may not want to, most of us can come up with the top causes of death worldwide: heart disease, stroke, respiratory illnesses, cancers, and others.  What you may not know is that Hepatitis is the eighth leading cause of death worldwide. For some reason, Hepatitis isn’t on everyone’s radar, and it should be. […]

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