Pregnancy and Childbirth are very taxing on your vagina and your pelvic floor muscles! This can cause things like urinary incontinence, reduced sexual pleasure, and even organ prolapse. There are specific things you can do to help prevent the potential ne
The female sexual response has four stages (1) excitement, (2) plateau, (3) orgasm, and (4) resolution. During the excitement phase, the uterus stands superiorly to make itself more in like with the vagina, increasing the likelihood of semen to enter. The labia minor and vaginal mucosa fill with blood (vestibular bulbs) and turn red. During then (2) plateau phase, the lower 1/3 of the vagina constricts the penis and the clitoris is engored.
Sometimes a pessary ring can be used as a conservative means of reducing POP. Research shows that this can also assist with pelvic floor strengthening once the prolpase has been lifted above the muscles.
Stages of Labor. When on Pitocin after AROM (when i had Erica), I was having the intense phase for 4 hrs since she wasn't presenting correctly and didn't want to turn to come out. 90 sec contractions with 30 sec rest.
Labor positions This is so important! I hated how the nurses in the hospital kept having me lay down to get checked, every time it slowed me down and made the contractions more painful. Labor any way BUT on your back!