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Pelvic Floor Support

Pelvic Support Problems

https://medlineplus.gov/pelvicsupportproblems.html

Pelvic Floor Disorders

https://www.merckmanuals.com/home/women-s-health-issues/pelvic-floor-disorders/pelvic-floor-disorders

Informative & Visual

They talk about the different kinds of prolapse, show a pessary, and explain how it works.

https://www.doctoroz.com/videos/truth-about-pelvic-prolapse-pt-1

Pregnant and Postpartum Exercise

https://choosept.com/radio/detail/pregnant-postpartum-exercise

 

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

General Info

https://www.nafc.org/pelvic-organ-prolapse

Uterine Prolapse (Apical Prolapse)

Uterine Prolapse

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/uterine-prolapse/symptoms-causes/syc-20353458?p=1

Uterine Prolapse

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/001508.htm

Rectocele

Rectocele

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rectocele/symptoms-causes/syc-20353414?p=1

Enterocele

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/enterocele/symptoms-causes/syc-20377661?p=1

Cystocele

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cystocele/symptoms-causes/syc-20369452

 

Urinary Incontinence           

Stress Urinary Incontinence

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000891.htm

Instructions for patients with urinary incontinence

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/patientinstructions/000138.htm

 

First-Person Accounts

Bringing POP Out of Shadows

https://www.ourbodiesourselves.org/2016/08/bringing-pelvic-organ-prolapse-out-of-the-shadows/

'I Tried Pelvic Floor Therapy After Having A Baby'

https://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/a19725028/pelvic-floor-therapy/

Books

Women have also written about their personal experience with Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, these books are available online or at bookstores.

Facebook

Facebook also has groups where women discuss their experiences. 

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