Dear Sex Educator: I have heard that my first time having vaginal penetration can be painful. What I can do to be prepared and to make sure I enjoy the experience? This is a great question and we have written a brochure with ideas for how to prepare for your first experience(s) with vaginal penetration. […]
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Many parents notice that kids have an awareness and often curiosity about bodies and touch as early as they notice other aspects of their world and themselves. We know that these first experiences of exploration and understanding are important to children’s development of healthy body image, feelings and ideas about safety, and also their ability […]
Pelvic floor exercise tools act as biofeedback tools and help you know if and when you are contracting your pelvic floow muscles correctly. Most of them sit very close to the muscles you’re going to be contracting (your pelvic floor muscles), and when you lift those muscles you can feel the tool “lift” up inside […]
Why see a pelvic floor therapist? Many pelvic floor conditions can be managed and healed without surgery. Seeing a physical therapist (PT) or an occupational therapist (OT) who is trained as a pelvic floor therapist may help you better understand your symptoms and design a personalized program to help alleviate your pelvic discomfort or pain […]
Here you will find the Igniting Intimacy after Cancer power point. Here you will find several exercise descriptions.
Download a free PDF version of this brochure Please note: we are aware of the problematic title of this brochure, as the term ‘men’ does not adequately define people who may be transfeminine AND have a pelvis shaped by testosterone in utero. We are in the process of consulting with pelvic floor muscle experts on […]
Download a free PDF version of this brochure Self-pleasure, also known as masturbation, specifically refers to touching yourself sexually in a way that feels good. There is no right way to masturbate, and as long as it doesn’t hurt, there’s no wrong way either. You can do it alone, with a friend, or as part […]
Q: Dear Sex Educator, I am living with rheumatoid arthritis, and the pain and fatigue that I experience can make sexual intimacy difficult or impossible. Is there anything I can do to improve my sex life? __________________________________________________________________ Chronic pain and fatigue can make you feel like your sex life is over, but this does not […]
I am 61 years old and still sexually active with my partner who has some back problems. During intercourse he is usually on top but occasionally wants me to be on top. I try but it seems like it’s not a comfortable fit and I don’t have the flexibility in my spine. So that only […]