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Postpartum Dyspareunia

Postpartum dyspareunia is the term used when someone is experiencing painful intercourse and/or sexual activity in the postpartum period. This is a common issue seen in the postpartum population with 62% of women experiencing dyspareunia in the first 3 months after delivery. Causes The causes of postpartum...

Sex Ed for Kids

Guest blog by Melissa Wong, Registered Physiotherapist Given the recent media coverage and heated discussion over the new Sexual Education Curriculum in Ontario, I thought that this topic would be quite appropriate to blog about. Whether or not you support the new curriculum, most parents will...

Vaginismus: How Can Sex Therapy Help?

By Adrienne Bairstow, MSW RSW Individual, Couple and Sex Therapist Vaginismus refers to the involuntary contraction of the vaginal muscles that occurs when attempting to insert something into the vagina.  This may occur with intercourse, tampon insertion or pelvic exams.  Women and their partners often describe it...

March is Endometriosis Month!

Endometriosis can be a debilitating condition that may significantly disrupt a woman’s quality of life.  I think it is only fair that we try and spread more awareness about this condition.  So what exactly is Endometriosis?  The tissue found within the uterus is known as...



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