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  • The Head Game

    Women with pelvic floor dysfunction are three times more likely to have symptoms of depression. The head game is real and we need to talk about it.

  • Pelvic Floor Gadgets (Vadgets)

    A beginner's guide to pelvic floor tech by guest author, pelvic physio and self-confessed gadget nerd, Amanda Savage.

  • Pessaries. The Facts.

    The lowdown on pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse by guest author and pessary expert, Kate Lough. Spoiler: You are not too young to wear one!

  • Find Your Pop Club!

    Finding my pelvic organ prolapse buddies has kept me sane. For those of you searching for your own Pop Club, this is for you!

  • Pears As Pessaries?

    The imaginative and downright weird things people once used instead of vaginal pessaries. Don't try this at home!

  • How I Got Back To Running With Prolapse

    I get asked this a lot. I get it. Until quite recently, I never would have imagined I would run with pelvic organ prolapse. I do though.

  • Why I Don't Say Fanny Anymore

    Don’t get me wrong, I love a good euphemism - and there are hundreds to choose from - but it’s also a bit of a cop out, isn’t it?

  • Emma Barnett: 'I have a hypertonic pelvic floor'

    The broadcaster and journalist speaks out for the first time about having an overly tight pelvic floor. ‘A what?’ Exactly.

  • Pelvic Floor Problems 101

    One in three women will have pelvic floor problems at some point in their lives. Here’s an easy guide.

Hello

"Hi. I'm Helen Ledwick. I started this podcast when my pelvic organs took a nosedive."

Links & resources

I've found it hard to find much in the way of support for people with pelvic floor dysfunction. Here are a few links I've pulled together.

The doodles

Cat Pearson is a doodler, designer and mum based in east London. After crying and laughing her way through Series One, Cat hooked up with Helen to help her bring more positive and honest stories to life through illustration.