Pansexuality: On Being the Bay Leaf

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Sometimes I feel like a bay leaf. Why, you ask, do you relate to a herb that may or may not improve the flavor of soup stocks? Because I identify as pansexual. I am attracted to people over their gender; […]

Getting the Job Done: Understanding the HPV Vaccine

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Nearly every day, I ask my kids, “What’s my job?” They are trained to reply (these days with rolled eyeballs), “To keep me safe and healthy.” With those two tasks, I can rationalize just about anything I need or want them […]

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Introducing the Below Your Belt App!

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The BEST way to get our important pelvic health education in front of girls is On. Their. Screens.  We know – without a doubt – that the information from our award-winning book will change lives.  We’re making it happen, and […]

Constipation Consternation!

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Has this ever happened to you? You are away at summer camp, or maybe you’re visiting your grandma. The first week goes by, you’re having so much fun, and then you realize – you haven’t pooped! You became (drum roll, please) CONSTIPATED! CONSTIPATION (kon-stuh-PAY-shun): A […]

Below Where? Queen of What?!

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Think about the words, pelvic region. You may have guessed that having periods is part of your pelvic region – and you would be correct – but did you know that using the bathroom or performing well in sports is […]

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Should I “Clean Up” after my Period?

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You won’t believe the questions I receive about having a clean vagina: “How do I clean all my girl parts?” “Do any of these products actually work to clean my vagina?” “Why do I feel dirty after my period?” I’ll […]

Dishing the Dirt on Urinary Tract Infections

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Let’s start with busting Myth #1 about urinary tract infections (UTI) — it does not mean you’re dirty. It only means that some bacteria has made its way inside your body. Where it doesn’t belong. Where it’s causing all kinds […]