Helpful Links: (In alphabetical order)
At the back of my book I have given the websites for the professionals who have personally helped me. I have added their links here for easy access. I have no doubt that these incredible woman will give you comfort and support in the way you need.
Diane Danzebrink - Personal welbeing consultant. I’d recommend for everyone to check out Diane’s wealth of knowledge and expertise at www.menopausesupport.co.uk. Thank you, Diane for looking out for women’s mental health at a time when they need it the most.
Sam Evans aka Jo Divine - has a wealth of knowledge about dilators and vibrators. Thank you so much for dedicating your time to the liberation of women and the education of society in respect of sex: for reminding us that sex isn’t just about PIV, and that intimacy can be found in all sorts of places, not just in our pants! Please all check out her incredible products and information pages at www.jodivine.com.
Fiona Mitchell - Women’s health physiotherapist, who has always put me at ease and made me feel like there was hope – thank you for your continued patience, kind manner and support in my journey, I really appreciate everything you’ve done for me. To anyone looking for a WHP of their own, you’d do very well to have Fiona on your side www.harbornephysio.co.uk.
Dr Louise Newson - Menopause expert. I have learnt so much from www.menopausedoctor.co.uk and greatly look forward to hearing about the successes of the Newson Health Menopause & Wellbeing Clinic in Stratford-upon-Avon, may this be the first of many.
Amanda Tozer - Consultant Gynecologist. It was so refreshing to find you: you are so down to earth, have a great sense of humour, and felt like you really cared about me at a time when I felt so low – thank you for giving me a hug when I cried. I would really recommend everyone checking out www.amandatozer.com.
Other useful links:
The Eve Appeal: The Eve Appeal is the only UK national charity raising awareness and funding research in the five gynaecological cancers – ovarian, womb, cervical, vaginal and vulval. It was set up to save women's lives by funding ground-breaking research focused on developing effective methods of risk prediction, earlier detection and developing screening for these women-only cancers. The world-leading research that we fund is ambitious and challenging but our vision is simple: A future where fewer women develop and more women survive gynaecological cancers. Click here to go to their website.
Latte Lounge: The Latte Lounge is a warm and casual place to find support and a sense of community- somewhere that all women over 40 can chat, ask questions, share tips, advice, experience and news.
Lichen Sclerosus UK Awareness: This website has been created to help sufferers of Lichen Sclerosus and those who believe they may have it. We are also hoping this website will help us to raise awareness for this condition.
Here you will find information about Lichen sclerosus and what it is, real symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, risks of Vulval Cancer as well as awareness videos and thoughts of sufferers.
Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Pessary Education: There are many different types of pessaries, here we explain each one individually for you to have a better understanding of which pessary is best suited for your symptoms
Chronic Urinary Tract Infection Campaign: Although painful and distressing most cases of UTI are short-lived. But some infections keep on coming back and do not get better with standard treatments, they turn into a debilitating, long-term illness – chronic UTI.
The Squeezy App: Squeezy is the multi-award winning app supporting people with their pelvic floor muscle exercise programmes.
Designed by chartered physiotherapists specialising in women’s and men’s pelvic health.
Panty Loon: I make Cloth Sanitary Pads, Incontinence Pads, and a PLASTIC FREE "H" Pad as well as Face Wipes, Unpaper Towels and Panty Liners.My philosophy is simple.....good quality materials, functional (and pretty) pads accompanied with good customer service.Materials i use - all from uk small businesses - - 100% cotton
TOTM: Our range of period products are made from 100% organic cotton, certified by GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard), ICEA and carrying the Cotton Seal.