If you haven't had kids you probably haven't given much thought to your pelvic floor muscles. But 5 out of 5 experts say all women should regularly exercise them.
Laws providing for safe access protect the dignity and safety of staff who need access to their workplace and women who need access to health-care services without harassment and intimidation.
It had looked like the vote would be close but, in the end, the people opted resoundingly for repeal.
The UN has repeatedly criticised Ireland's laws. It's time to change the Constitution.
A lawyer reports from Ireland days ahead of this vital vote.
The almost total ban on abortion in Ireland does not work to protect women's health.
Like their predecessors, today's feminists can get mired in disagreements over strategies and goals. The celebrated feminist text suggests a more constructive approach.
Many women experience emotional responses to an abortion, which are normal reactions to a significant event. These are not to be confused with ongoing, serious mental-health issues such as PTSD.
Menopausal hormone fluctuations can have a significant impact on women's mental health, with some women more vulnerable to these changes than others.
Mesh surgery for urinary incontinence is effective and extensively studied, while the mesh used in pelvic prolapse is problematic. But the Senate has conflated the two, which will confuse women.
These female workers had their health destroyed by a horrific disease known as 'phossy jaw'. It caused their jaw bones to glow in the dark and rot away.
Treatment for nervous exhaustion in the Victorian era could literally drive you mad.
There's some logic in eating and avoiding certain foods if you have endometriosis. And there are some studies that confirm this logic, but then others seem to refute it. And everyone is unique too.
Tokophobia is a pathological fear of pregnancy and can lead to avoidance of childbirth.
Medical research suggests cervical cancer screening for women under the age of 25 has little impact. Women should therefore be screened at a later age, and less often.
Women, rejoice. The speculum is getting a friendly makeover.
Smear tests are no fun for women, and the HPV vaccine and better screening will offer better protection from cancer and fewer trips to the women.
Stillbirth deeply and profoundly affects parents and families. Here are five actions in response to this hidden tragedy.
What if the menopause was something we thought positively about or were able to discuss openly without fear of derision?
Health Canada is drafting important regulations for assisted reproductive technologies. Initial documents treat egg donors and surrogates as little more than spare parts and walking wombs.