For the 1 in 5 Australian women who suffer from heavy periods, the onset of 'that time of the month' can be very distressing.
The pelvic pain they experience is uncomfortable and can be so debilitating that some women are unable to leave the house. The chances of leaking onto clothes due to the[...]
Vaginal discharge is often unwanted, especially as it feels wet and can result in leakage through underwear. But despite feeling icky, it is perfectly normal to have 1 teaspoon a day of white or transparent, thick to thin, odourless discharge. This normal discharge is formed by the bacteria an[...]
This number of disposable liners/tampons is approximately equal to 120-150kg of landfill per woman. So visualise yourself now throwing away around 50 rubbish bags of liners/tampons. How does that feel?
Disposables also use high tech chemicals such as super-absorbent acrylic polymers (SAPs), sur[...]
While my resuable period underwear by Modibodi is great for keeping women secure and confident on those days when hormones, muscles, weather or activity levels just aren’t being kind, it is still very important for all of us women, especially post childbirth, to work on strengthening our pelvic[...]
The American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology report that around 9 out of every 10 pregnant women experience an unusual vaginal odor or smelly discharge.
According to ACOG "the reason is normally harmless, and caused solely be the immense amount of hormone secretions and overworking sebac[...]
Have you read the article yet creating controversy today "Fit facebook mom apologises after post pregnancy photo draws criticism" read on- http://myfox8.com/2013/10/16/fit-facebook-mom-apologizes-after-post-pregnancy-photo-draws-criticism/
Personally I dont feel bad about myself when I see he[...]
From about nine weeks of pregnancy many women will experience heavier discharge and most likely the discharge will continue to be heavy throughout the entire pregnancy.
The reason for the increase is the vaginal area is receiving more blood supply due to various hormonal changes in the body, wh[...]
Light bladder leakage (LBL) and otherwise known as stress incontinence or urge incontinence, is when someone accidentally leaks a little bit of urine. The surprising news is that despite the subject remaining quite unspoken of, it is very common and actually happens to 1 in 3 Australian women o[...]
I recently saw an interview in the media with three amazing mothers who talk about their experience dealing with their own expectations of body shape post baby. If you have ever felt alone and worried about your own shape then I encourage you to check out www.theshapeofamother.com for some real[...]
Congratulations on your pregnancy, I do hope you are feeling well! I like pregnancy, well apart from the nausea and chronic reflux, but thankfully the nausea subsides and the reflux can be treated.
I gained about 10-12kg during my pregnancies, and this extra weight gain meant I required some bi[...]