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Women's Health Misc. Sites


Ever Since I had My Baby
By Roger P. Goldberg, M.D.,M.P.H. (Crown Publishing Group 2003)
ISBN# 0-60980-8729
This book covers topics such as reproductive health, anatomical changes that most commonly causes stress incontinence during and after childbirth, pelvic prolapse. Important tips for sex after childbirth, as well as education on pelvic reconstructive surgery are discussed.

Pelvic Health & Childbirth
By Magnus Murphy, M.D., and Carol L. Wasson (Prometheus Books, 2003)
ISBN# 1-59102-0786
Covers topics related to the risks of pelvic floor injury involved with vaginal delivery. Urinary and fecal incontinence, sexual dysfunction, chronic pelvic pain and sagging, protruding pelvic organs, nerve and tissue damage, follow-up surgery and a discussion on vaginal birth versus elective cesarean are all discussed at length by the authors.

How to Raise Children Without Breaking Your Back
Alex Pirie and Hollis Herman MS., PT, OCS ISBN #
A body manual for new mothers and the parents of small children. It is easy to understand and immediately put to use. Contains information on the postpartum body changes head to toe, stretching and strengthening exercises for life long fitness and health, along with practical tips on lifting, carrying, and nursing.


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