A Plea to Lactivists

Saying “breast is best,” though well-intentioned and admittedly catchy, is not supportive. It’s divisive and unproductive.

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Lady Parts Rehab, Part 1

In France, pelvic floor physiotherapy is a standard part of care after women give birth. Apparently, the French believe that women should be able to enjoy sex and not pee themselves after having babies! Revolutionary. Most North American mothers take it for granted that once you have something the size of a bowling ball pass through your…

Planned Parenthood Wins Battle Against Anti-Abortion Activists

Update: As of Monday, January 26th, a grand jury has indicted David Daleidan and Sandra S. Merritt, an employee of the Center for Medical Progress, as well as cleared Planned Parenthood of all wrongdoing. For two months, jurors had been examining video footage from the Center for Medical Progress, claiming that Planned Parenthood were making a profit off…

How Yoga Benefits Women’s Health

According to the National Health Interview Survey from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, 21 million U.S. adults and 1.7 million children used yoga to improve their health. People of all shapes, sizes, genders and ages practice yoga for its mental, physical and spiritual benefits, and this meditative practice rooted in Indian traditions…