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Beyond the cervix.... by Sunshine .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 20 Feb 2009 7:22pm From time to time I check in with myself on the philosophical guidelines that rule who I am as a midwife. Lately I seem to be up against a concept in midwifery that obstetrics has taught us is the cornerstone of their understanding of the laboring woman. Midwives have intimate access to a woman's body that sometimes she herself or her part ... Read on »
Love your cervix by Dr. Meredith Nash Posted Mon 26 Oct 2009 11:06pm Have you ever wondered what your cervix looks like? How about after you've given birth? Then you MUST check out The Beautiful Cervix Project created by a student midwife. This is an ode to being a woman, where cervixes aren't objects of a medical gaze, but objects of beauty in their own right. The creator not only photographed her own cervi ... Read on »
Why the cervical cancer screening age does not need to be lowered by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 29 May 2012 9:43am Following calls from patient groups and MPs to lower the age for cervicalRelating either to the cervix (the neck of the womb) or to the cervical vertebrae in the neck (cervical spine). cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tu ... Read on »
Can A Woman Have A Double Vagina? by Dan and Jennifer .. Health Maven Posted Fri 20 May 2011 10:00am Sex oddities pop up all the time, from a 12″ penis to female genitals that can hold 31 pounds. You might think you’ve heard it all when it comes to strange things about sex, but there’s more out there than you can imagine.  For example, can a girl actually have more than one vagina? A double vagina , also known within the medical communit ... Read on »
Pap Test Still Best for Cervical Cancer Screening, Experts Say by HealthFinder Posted Mon 17 Oct 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink HPV test also works well but gives more false-positives, studies show. By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Introduction to the Cervix by findingeve Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:12am 2 Comments The word cervix has only recently come to refer almost exclusively to the portion of the uterus that narrows between the vagina and the body of the uterus (corpus uteri). Cervix is from the Latin for “neck” and uterus is from the Latin for “womb.” Thus, the cervix is the neck of the womb–strange imagery, non? Anyway, what exactly is it ... Read on »
Young Woman TTC Is Concerned: Has Abundant Cervical Mucous & Irregular Cycles by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted Mon 27 Dec 2010 11:24am Question: Hello, I am writing you from Alberta, Canada. I have been doing many searches on the internet to find an answer to my question with no success. I hope that you might be able to help me. So, I went off BCP (birth control pill) in March 2010 to TTC. (I am 26 and have been on the pill for 7 years.) Since then I have b ... Read on »
Fertility Friday: Unleashing The Power In A Woman’s Cycle (guest post) by Caroline Cain Posted Thu 09 Feb 2012 4:55pm By Guest Blogger on Friday 3rd February 2012 For centuries, the female menstrual cycle has been shrouded in mystery; a taboo subject, seen as unclean or a ‘curse’.  But it shouldn’t be like that.  Every woman has a right to know what is happening in her body, and the empowerment that comes with this knowledge is amazing. Let’s look at s ... Read on »
Health Tips for January 17 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Sat 17 Jan 2009 1:53am Health Tip: Signs of Ovulation If you're trying to get pregnant, it's important to know when you're ovulating. Here are common signs that may indicate ovulation, courtesy of the American Pregnancy Association: A change in cervical fluid appearance. During or just before ovulation, cervical fluid usually takes on the appearance of egg ... Read on »
Visiting an Abortion Clinic by CCLCM Student .. Medical Student Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:03pm Today was quite an interesting day. I had my MS class this morning, and it was actually enjoyable. The same statistician that I really liked last summer gave the first half of the class, and one of the statisticians I had worked with over the summer for my research gave the other half. Last week, one of my classmates had invited all of the ... Read on »