Vaginal swabs could be used to predict likelihood of preterm births

We often don’t know the causes of preterm birth – but analysing metabolic substances in the vaginal microbiome may be a way to predict the risk of premature labour Health…

Probiotic supplement has no effect on vaginal microbiome in women undergoing IVF | Latest news for Doctors, Nurses and Pharmacists

A 10-day course of probiotics containing two strains of lactobacilli does not appear to improve vaginal microbiome quality in women planning to undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF), according to results…

6 Common Vaginal Odours And What They Mean

Is there an unusual smell coming from your lady garden? While there’s no “normal” smell down there, it will depend on things like your diet and daily activities. Every woman’s…

Unhealthy vaginal microbiome in mothers may contribute to infant deaths and altered development

A new study in mice from University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers showed that an unhealthy vaginal microbiome in pregnant mothers in combination with an unhealthy diet contributed to…

Study reports higher rates of trauma for mothers and babies after operative vaginal delivery in Canada

For mothers and their babies delivered by forceps or vacuum, trauma after these procedures is higher than previously reported in Canada, with 1 in 4 deliveries affected in the case…

Top 4 Reasons Why You Need To Consider Vaginal Weightlifting

If you found pelvic floor exercises a bit dull last year, you can up the level and give Vaginal Weightlifting a go! It is the new yoga sensation for your…

I tried at-home vaginal microbiome testing Evvy: Tracks infections, infertility

I received my results a few weeks later. It took me some time and effort to understand the meaning of their words. I was somewhat surprised to find such scientific…