Although the word is relatively rare in today’s common tongue, muliebrity is about embracing your femininity and taking charge of your body to live a happy, healthy life. The word is derived from the Latin muliebritas, meaning “state of womanhood”, and has defined the concept of women having their own identity, separate from their masculine counterparts.

To quote Dr Nieca Goldberg,  ‘Women are not small men!’

No one understands a woman’s body better than a woman herself.

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Does Weight Loss Help with Urinary Incontinence?

The new year is here and with it, lots of motivational posting about exercise and weight loss…but how is this desire for ‘new year, new you’ affecting peri-menopausal women with urinary dysfunction? It has been established that the lower urinary tract is sensitive to the effects of estrogen, sharing a common embryological origin with the
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Is there a connection between bladder health and sexual health? (Yes!)

  Perimenopausal pelvic health issues are, for many of us, some of the most common issues that we see in the women that we work with. Urinary incontinence is one of the most important issues for peri- and postmenopausal women. In Melville’s study (1) of U.S. women, half of the participants between the ages of
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Do you know enough about Hysterectomies?

Do you work with women who have had a Hysterectomy? Do you understand the different types of Hysterectomy? Do you understand the short, medium and long term implications of Hysterectomy? Jenny Burrell and I sat down recently to discuss the different types of Hysterectomy and how best to help serve the women who have had
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Living Well after Breast Cancer #3rdAge

October is coming and that means there will be pink ribbons everywhere, as we shine a light on breast cancer. But although treatments for breast cancer have improved dramatically over the past decade and survivorship has also increased, this means that women are living longer with the after effects of treatment for much longer too.
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Bladder Pain Syndrome – Interview with Jilly Bond about Woman on Fire 2018

Bladder Pain Syndrome (or…the Syndrome formerly known as Interstitial Cystitis) What is Bladder Pain Syndrome? BPS/IC is usually described as a disorder with symptoms of mild to severe bladder pain and an urgent and/or frequent need to urinate. In a paper by Nickel et al (2010), BPS/IC was defined as ‘…a pelvic pain condition that
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