For Health Practitioners

Female Genital Mutilation

When we think of FGM, we think of the physical changes to the structure of the clitoris and vulva. It is easy to overlook that FGM is also a condition associated with pain, and it may be the pain following FGM that is one of the most distressing and life changing aspects of FGM. FGM […]

Pelvic Pain After Pregnancy

Around 1 in 4 women have some pelvic pain at 3 months after having a baby. That’s common. As many causes of these pains naturally improve, only around 1 in 10 women still have pain by 8 months after thebirth.   What causes pelvic pain after having a baby? Pregnancy and birth involve a wide variety […]

Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy

What is pelvic pain in pregnancy (PGP)? Pregnancy comes with a lot of changes to your body. Some people, including those who had bad period painbefore they became pregnant, may find they have less pain in pregnancy. Others, including some women who had no pain concerns before pregnancy, develop new pains associated with the muscles, […]