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The Buzz on Jada Pinkett Smith’s V Treatment

  In case you haven’t heard, actress and businesswoman, Jada Pinkett Smith recently made headlines by opening up about her vaginal rejuvenation treatment. In an episode of her Facebook Watch series, Red Table Talk, Jada Pinkett Smith spoke...

4 Tips for Finding the Right Gynecologist

  Sometimes, the only thing more difficult than finding a pair of pants that fit right (thank you, yoga pants) is finding the right gynecologist. I mean, this doctor usually asks more personal questions than just “when was your last...

1 in 3 Women Live With Little Leaks

  Until recently, the options for treating urinary incontinence have been invasive or ineffective. All we could do was cover up the problem with pads, be opened up on an operating table, or suffer side effects from pills. So, what was the...

Taking PRIDE In Women

  This month we celebrate every human, especially those who are LGBTQ, and every person who has pushed for equality. “I stand for honestly, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in...

The Top 7 Wellness Trends of 2018

  1. Gut Health Gut health is one of the largest trends in women’s health for 2018 according to Women’s Health Magazine. They report a 251% rise in people saving pins on recommendations and recipes associated with gut health.  Foods like...

Why Every Body Matters

  A couple years ago the media spread [fake] news that Jennifer Garner, mom of three, must be pregnant because she had a “baby bump.” Countless tabloids started reporting this as “fact,” so Jennifer addressed the rumors on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. “I...

7 Myths About Postpartum Mental Health

  Having a baby is one of the top life-altering experiences. All of sudden a tiny human is in your life, completely and utterly dependent on you. So many changes happen all at once—and not just physically. Bringing a baby home changes us mentally. We...

What Is The Craze Around Collagen?

  Collagen has quickly become a buzzword and a trendy super-food in the health & wellness world. You’ve probably heard of people eating collagen supplements or putting it in their coffees, shakes or smoothies. You might have also heard...

How to Support Someone Struggling With Infertility

  It's more common than you might think. One in eight couples have trouble getting pregnant or sustaining pregnancy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The International Committee for Monitoring Assisted...

Boost Your Confidence With Three Mantras

  Summer is right around the corner. This is usually the time most of us start to panic, because it’s almost bathing-suit season. Be-outside-in-shorts-season. Wear-a-dress-without-tights-season. Instant access to endless information online...

The Benefits of Focusing on Holistic Health

  We often think of “being healthy” as a series of check marks: annual well-visit? Check. Six-month dental cleaning? Check. Eye test? Check. Or, we think of “being healthy” as just not being sick. But health is SO much more than checking a...

4 Tips to Help Reduce Stress

  You’ve got to finish that project at work to make the deadline, call to make a doctor’s appointment, and pick up lunch (didn’t have time to make it)—oh, and crap—you forgot mom’s birthday card at home and your daughter just called from school and...

How to Inspire the Next Generation of Women

  Women hold 24% of STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) jobs in the United States. Yet, we make up 47% of the workforce, according to research from the Office of the Chief Economist (OCE). Too often, we place gender stereotypes on...

22 Motivational Quotes From Women Who’ve Been There

  What inspires you? Rocking out to music, painting, listening to a podcast, finding quotes on Pinterest, watching a TED Talk, working out, or just being in nature? Who inspires you? Your mom, sister, aunt, friend, teacher, professor, favorite author,...

Celebrate HER Power, HER Progress

  “What we know matters, but who we are matters more.” - Brené Brown, author and research professor at University of Houston Yesterday was International Women’s Day.  Recognized by the United Nations, this day was observed in the early...

12 Powerful Women Who Shaped History

  Thirty-one years ago, the United States Congress declared March as Women’s History Month. But honestly, it would take much longer than a month to share all the stories of women who’ve impacted history. We don’t need a special month to celebrate...

Why It’s Time We Own the V

                        You don’t have to dress up like a vagina or get a tattoo to prove your commitment to this cause, simply normalize the conversation about vaginal health. Your vagina and...

14 Common Vaginal Health Questions & Answers

  First, thank you to everyone who submitted questions about your V! We complied your questions and had urogynecologist, Dr. Maria Canter, answer them. Dr. Maria Canter is board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery as well as...

How Well Do Women Know Their Anatomy?

  Ladies, our health matters. Not just while we are pregnant or having a health issue, but all the time. Knowing your body and how it functions is an investment in your health. “Communities and countries and ultimately the world are only...

How to Celebrate Your “V” for Valentine’s Day

  Whether you usually celebrate Valentine’s Day with flowers, cards, a romantic dinner or by adopting a sloth (apparently this is a real thing), or even going out with the girls (hello, Galentine’s Day!), we’re giving you a new reason to celebrate...

The Butterfly Effect

Your thyroid controls your body’s metabolism—how quickly you burn calories and how fast your heart beats (according to womenshealth.gov). That’s a BIG responsibility for such a small gland. Here are some shocking (but true) stats from Bingham Memorial...

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