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The Supreme Court is Making Hypocrisy Great Again!

In the wake of a leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion that seeks to eviscerate abortion rights, it’s worth asking: Is there anything more hypocritical than a reactionary Republican Party — that revels in cruelty and violence against its perceived enemies — claiming that their opposition to abortion rights stems from a respect for […]

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Do Kegel exercises work? It depends.

Kegel exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor are widely recommended as a panacea as well as a preventive for female pelvic organ prolapse and or incontinence. What are kegel exercises? They are basically just repeated clenching of the muscles of the pelvic floor (the same muscles you use to stop the flow of urine in […]

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Uterine Prolapse: How It Happens & What It Causes.

FullSizeRender We need to speak more honestly about the risks of childbirth. Vaginal birth can lead to a lifetime of serious, embarrassing and life altering problems. Uterine prolapse, with or without incontinence, is an entirely natural consequence of an entirely natural vaginal birth. What is uterine prolapse? As the animation above demonstrates, uterine prolapse is […]

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