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.
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.
Regulatory bodies approved some medical devices to treat pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence before having data to prove their safety and efficacy.
A common operation to treat vaginal prolapse using an artificially grafted mesh has women needing repeat surgery due to mesh exposure, and suffering from bladder injury and urinary incontinence.