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How Can I Address Vaginal Laxity After Childbirth?

August 18, 2023

If you’ve given vaginal birth, you may be intimately familiar with vaginal laxity. The hormones that spike during pregnancy allow for the ligaments and tissues that hold your pelvis and pubic area together to loosen and make birth a little easier. However, even after recovery from childbirth, it’s possible that not everything will return to its original place in your […]

What to Expect After Vaginal Delivery

September 4, 2020

Expectant mothers have a lot to look forward to and plenty to learn, so we thought we’d give a rundown on our area of expertise: the female pelvic anatomy. Here’s what to look out for after vaginal birth. Transcription: EN: There are a lot of changes that occur after vaginal deliveries that can be really overwhelming and scary, and leave […]

Why Don’t We Talk?

June 6, 2019

I can’t tell you how many women we talk to on a daily basis that have noticed changes vaginally, whether it’s a vaginal bulge or leakage when they cough or sneeze, but have never spoken to anyone about it. Often times they’re scared when they come in for their initial consult because they’re unsure of exactly what’s going on. They […]

Is This Normal After Delivery?

January 27, 2015

There are changes that can occur effecting the strength and support of the pelvic floor following vaginal delivery. These changes are more common with larger birth weights, multiple deliveries, increased age and when there is a family history of urinary incontinence or prolapse. Many women experience a new onset of stress urinary incontinence (leakage of urine with coughing, sneezing, jumping […]

Pregnancy after Labiaplasty

October 31, 2013

The labia will always swell during pregnancy. However, in patients who are pregnant and have undergone labiaplasty, the swelling is limited because of the reduced labial skin present. For this reason, pregnancy has a very minimal impact on the appearance of the labia in patients who have undergone labiaplasty.

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