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Don’t Ignore Vaginal Laxity!

September 20, 2023

The female body goes through a litany of changes during pregnancy and childbirth. It is a beautiful biological process that, unfortunately, also comes with its fair share of less-than-desirable effects on the body. One of these is vaginal laxity. Depending on our age and level of physical activity post-pregnancy, our bodies typically will bounce back to normal within six months […]

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 […]

Is It Possible To Tighten Your Vagina?

January 27, 2023

Vaginal laxity is a natural and common condition among women. It is not necessarily dangerous, but it can be uncomfortable. Age, genetics and childbirth are all factors that cause the vagina to stretch and relax. This looseness can lead to decreased sensation during intercourse. You may be wondering whether or not it’s possible to reverse some of these changes and […]

Do I Need Prolapse Repair Or Vaginal Rejuvenation?

November 18, 2022

Vaginal rejuvenation and prolapse repair are two different procedures, yet it’s not uncommon for patients seeking out vaginal rejuvenation to discover that they need prolapse repair as well. Fortunately, vaginal rejuvenation and a formal prolapse repair can co-exist. Vaginoplasty, a surgical form of vaginal rejuvenation, if often included in a formal prolapse repair due to the nature of surgery. It’s […]

What Is Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

January 28, 2022

The pelvic floor is a group of muscles that form a sling across the pelvic opening, which supports the pelvic organs and helps keep them in place. This includes the vagina, uterus, bladder, bowels, and rectum. Because these are some of the primary sexual and digestive organs in the body, it should go without saying that the pelvic floor performs […]

What Are Vaginal Tightening Creams And How Do They Work?

December 13, 2021

There are several factors that can cause the vaginal tissue and perineum to loosen over time, including genetics and childbirth. Fortunately, there are several different treatment options to help restore your vaginal anatomy. The best treatment option will vary from patient to patient, and while surgical vaginal rejuvenation might be best for some individuals, others would likely see benefits from […]

What Can I Do About Vaginal Looseness?

June 11, 2021

Vaginal looseness (or vaginal laxity) is a condition that can create a lot of stress in women’s lives. Women who are sexually active and experiencing vaginal looseness may feel self-conscious during sex, which can lead to performance anxiety and seriously affect their confidence. Vaginal looseness is usually a result of natural causes, like vaginal birth and aging. If you find […]

Curious About Vaginal Rejuvenation? You’re Not Alone

December 30, 2020

Did you know that there are over 60 million women over the age of 50 living in the United States? Did you know that every year in America around 2.5 million babies are born via vaginal delivery? While age and childbirth are two obvious factors that can seriously impact an individual’s pelvic and vaginal anatomy, there are also many women […]

What is the Difference Between Labial Rejuvenation and Vaginal Rejuvenation?

December 9, 2019

Labial rejuvenation typically refers to a reduction of the labia minora or labia majora. This is also referred to as a labiaplasty. Labiaplasty can be done of the labia minora, the labia majora or both. At Austin Urogynecology, we perform labial rejuvenation of both the labia minora and the labia majora. If both procedures are desired by the patient for […]

Vagin-huh? The Ridiculous Ways People Spell Vagina

November 26, 2018

Expert Take on Names for Vaginas Vajayjay, hooha, lady bits, flower. Over the years we’ve referred to our lady parts by several names, every one more endearing than the one before it. We can attribute these variations in names to changes in culture and definitely our maturity. Next to naming rights, another easily changeable characteristic of your vagina is what […]

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