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Why Your Pelvic Floor Muscles Are Week After Having a Baby

Why Your Pelvic Floor Muscles Are Week After Having a Baby

by Natalie (SU)
If you struggle with incontinence, you are not alone. Many women require pelvic floor care following a pregnancy. Your pelvic floor muscles can be weakened from giving birth, which can cause bladder, or even bowel issues (although the latter is much rarer). This is because the muscles that control these functions can be damaged during pregnancy or labor. If you are experiencing an incomplete emptying of your bladder, leakage or an urgent need to urinate often, due to a pelvic floor disorder, we can help.

What are my options for IUD

What are my options for IUD

by Yenny (SU)
When looking for birth control, there are a more than just a few options available to you. One of the most popular is the IUD, or intrauterine device. An IUD is a method of birth control that is widely used throughout the world. Not only is it affordable, it is low maintenance, long lasting (in terms of years), and highly effective. At Green & Urribarri, we understand your need to be informed so that you can make the healthcare and reproductive decisions that are right for you. That is why we created this brief guide to IUD options.

Preparing for a Prenatal Test

Preparing for a Prenatal Test

by Yenny (SU)
When you are pregnant, it is easy to feel overwhelmed. After all, parenthood can be both wonderful and anxiety inducing all at the same time. Of course, everyone wants a healthy, happy baby. And it is also natural to worry to some degree. Fortunately, most newborns are born both strong and healthy. Certain tests can, however, help your doctor avoid complications and issues down the line by spotting any areas of concern early. This is why preparing for an upcoming birth with prenatal testing is so very important for you and your developing baby.

Gynecology and Incontinence

Gynecology and Incontinence

by Shearly (SU)
Urinary incontinence, or an inability to control urination, is a common issue affecting both males and females. According to the American Urological Association, as many as 33 million people in the United States have some degree of incontinence, with or without an urge to urinate. In males, incontinence is frequently linked to prostate issues. In females, it is often associated with certain gynecological conditions, such as having a hysterectomy. Besides being a medical issue, urinary incontinence is also often both embarrassing and frustrating. Incontinence is an issue that impacts practically all aspects of your life.

Gynecology and The Mona Lisa Touch System

Gynecology and The Mona Lisa Touch System

by Yenny (SU)
Women’s bodies go through a lot of changes over the course of a lifetime. Sometimes because of medical conditions, aging, or other hormonal factors, changes can occur during or after menopause. In some cases, vaginal tissue can be affected, leaving the vagina atrophied, overly dry, fragile and more prone to tearing, sagging, mild incontinence, or causing pain during sexual intercourse. Fortunately, an advanced, minimally invasive procedure can restore healthy vaginal tissue function for women with vaginal dryness due to menopause.

 

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