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Ten Tips for Raising Sexually Healthy Orthodox Sons

Submitted by Talli on Fri, 12/05/2014 - 18:12

For the Ten Tips on Raising Sexually Healthy Daughters, click here

 

Women's health day in Boca Raton

Submitted by Talli on Sun, 11/23/2014 - 20:56

 Women's Health and Halacha day in Boca Raton, Florida on December 7th.

 

Creating Intimacy: it's not just about sex

Submitted by Talli on Sun, 11/16/2014 - 17:47

All relationships are challenged with power struggles. We don't always agree on everything and important issues such as kids, education, religion, in-laws and money, to name a few, can be a source of conflict which can challenge relationships.

 

Teach girls the facts about their bodies (not just about periods!)

Submitted by Talli on Sun, 11/16/2014 - 09:47
Is it ever really to early to learn about your body?  Many women only learn about the pelvic floor once they are pregnant. This initiative, based in in Chicago, is determined to teach young girls to understand, and as a result , care for and respect their growing and changing bodies. Understanding how your body works "down there", is excellent preparation for reproductive and sexual health later in life. Read more about this exciting endeavor here:Is it ever really to early to learn about your body?  Many women only learn about the pelvic floor once they are pregnant. This initiative, based in in Chicago, is determined to teach young girls to understand, and as a result , care for and respect their growing and changing bodies. Understanding how your body works "down there", is excellent preparation for reproductive and sexual health later in life. Read more about this exciting endeavoIs it ever really to early to learn about your body?  Many women only learn about the pelvic floor once they are pregnant. This initiative, based in in Chicago, is determined to teach young girls to understand, and as a result , care for and respect their growing and changing bodies. Understanding how your body works "down there", is excellent preparation for reproductive and sexual health later inIs it ever really to early to learn about your body?  Many women only learn about the pelvic floor once they are pregnant. This initiative, based in in Chicago, is determined to teach young girls to understand, and as a result , care for and respect their growing and changing bodies. Understanding how your body works "down there", is excellent preparation for reproductive and sexual health later in life. Is it ever really to early to learn about your body?  Many women only learn about the pelvic floor once they are pregnant. A new initiative, based in in Chicago, is determined to teach young girls to understand, and as a result , care for and respect their growing and changing bodies. Understanding how your body works "down there", is excellent preparation for reproductive and sexual health later in life.  Read more about this exciting endeavor by the Women's Health Foundation here. And don't forget to watch the video.

 

Sexual medicine experts attribute low female desire and arousal to many factors incuding hormones, aging, blood flow and medications. 

 

New study investigates sexual functioning during pregnancy

Submitted by Talli on Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:06

A Polish study just published by the Journal of Sexual Medicine, has examined the sex lives of 520 pregnant women.

 

What makes marriages happy?

Submitted by Talli on Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:16

What makes marriages unhappy? Emotional reactivity, contempt, reacting destructively. What makes marriages happy? Actively engaging, kind responses. http://www.businessinsider.com/lasting-relationships-rely-on-2-traits-2014-11

 

Know your vagina!

Submitted by Talli on Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:14
Finally, an evidence based, factual and informative article about female genital anatomy.   

 

Erectile dysfunction or premature ejaculation? Blame Mom!

Submitted by Talli on Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:12

A new study in the Journal of Sexual Medicine reports that men with premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction are more likely to report having a poor relationship with their mothers, and are more likely to have fallen in love for the first time, later in life.

 

Baby Born From Transplanted Uterus: Should We Be Doing This?

Submitted by Talli on Wed, 11/12/2014 - 09:44

This is fascinating. I have had occasion to treat women with MKRH. In most cases, these women have functioning ovaries but no uterus (or vagina). If they want to become a mother, they need to have their eggs fertilised and implanted in to a surrogate to carry the pregnancy. This article discusses the ethics of using a "donor" uterus in order to carry a the pregnancy themselves: