Choose an incontinence pad for incontinence, not a menstrual pad

Many women use menstrual pads to manage their urinary incontinence. I understand this line of thinking. First of all, they’re almost always familiar with the product. In addition, if they are not menopausal or are just on the other side of menopause they may have menstrual pads around the house. However, many women also tell […]

Gwyneth Paltrow and GOOP hatch limited edition vaginal Easter eggs

Fresh off the roaring success of their harmful yet expensive vaginal jade eggs Paltrow and her flock at GOOP have hatched limited edition vaginal Easter eggs. They are sure to hop off the shelves so don’t delay. Can’t choose between jaunty jaune or robin blue? Just ask yourself what would the High Priestess of Worried […]

Video games and apps for your vagina: a newer (but not necessarily better) way to Kegel

There are two new high-tech ways that aim to help you with Kegel exercises, both with Kickstarter campaigns. There is the Skea (Smart Kegel Exercise Aid), basically a video game that proposes controlling the avatar with a vaginal probe that uses the pelvic floor muscles and kGoal, a vaginal insert that is meant to connect wirelessly […]

Leaking urine during sex…what’s up with that?

You are in the throngs of great sex when all of a sudden there is a new sensation. It takes your brain, very occupied with other things, a few seconds to switch gears and process. And then you realize that you have inadvertently emptied your bladder. This is a real medical problem called coital incontinence. […]

How to chose the right incontinence pad (and why it matters)

Urinary incontinence affects more than 30% of women. Staying dry and cleaning up after accidents is expensive. The average annual cost of pads, laundry, and dry cleaning for a woman with urinary incontinence is $900 a year. Many women are not getting the best protection for their money because they chose menstrual pads over incontinence […]