Women's Health

Body after baby: the changes nobody talks about

Sex may be painful after delivery. Women often get a clean bill of health at their 6 week follow up with their OB-Gyn or midwife and attempt to have sex only to find that it uncomfortable or...

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Are Probiotics Safe During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding?

   What are Probiotics?  Probiotics are living microorganisms that benefit health. Many of these microorganisms are bacteria, which are often thought of as something we should avoid. While there are “bad” bacteria that can cause illness, probiotics are considered “good”...

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The Importance of a Good Probiotic During Pregnancy

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By Rebecca M. Urban for IntimateRose.com I never would’ve guessed when I became a childbirth educator nearly a decade ago that one of the most common questions I’d be asked by my students was how to identify a...

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Ladies, We Need to Talk About GBS (Group B Streptococcus) and Pregnancy

It is sometimes hard to believe that in the western world with all its modern medical technology, we still experience infant mortality. We can now check the fetus when it is just a few weeks old, follow it throughout the...

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Pre-natal Pilates Exercises for a Healthy Pregnancy

The benefits of maintaining strength during pregnancy are numerous, including maternal well-being, decreased musculoskeletal pain, and decreased risk for gestational diabetes and other lifestyle related pregnancy risks. The following...

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Kegel Exercises For Vaginal Prolapse

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As you may know, vaginal prolapse can be caused by numerous factors including giving birth, obesity, strenuous exercise and more. However, just because you experience it in your life doesn't mean you have to live with it! In...

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