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When you provide women with the right resources, education, and social support, they are capable of extraordinary things.

We’re at a critical point in time

Whether it's focusing on maternal morbidity and mortality, demands on women in the workforce, or the lack of innovation in women's health, The Future is Female initiative aims to elevate these much needed conversations.

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Women's Health Milestones

While we have made progress over the last several decades, investments in innovation for women's health lag behind.

1960

Birth control pill approved by the FDA

1978

First IVF baby

1993

Women are finally included in clinical trials to determine differences in sexes

1994

BRCA gene discovered

2006

The morning after pill goes over the counter

Women will face a variety of challenges

when it comes to her own health

Recovering
Recovering

After Surgery

More than 1-in-3 moms will have a child through a planned or unplanned C-section. This is a major surgery that requires a mom to recover WITH a newborn – both mentally and physically. And, although 9 in 10 mothers have concerns about taking opioids during and after childbirth for pain, more than half (51%) of C-section patients are still prescribed an opioid.

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Regaining
Regaining

Intimacy After Cancer

Sexual dysfunction during and after cancer treatment is extremely common, oftentimes not addressed, and complicated. In fact, more than 60% of cancer survivors report some element of sexual dysfunction.

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Experiencing
Experiencing

Pain During Sex

As many as 75% of women will experience pain during sex at one point in their life. However, ongoing pelvic pain and sexual dysfunction should not be ignored as it could be a sign of gynecologic problems like endometriosis or ovarian cysts.

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Promoting
Promoting

The Pelvic Floor

You’re not alone. Nearly one-in-four women in the United States are affected by at least one pelvic floor disorder. Unfortunately, women tend to wait longer than men to address these issues with their doctor. Learn how pelvic floor therapy can help.

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Regaining Intimacy After Cancer

Understanding Pelvic Pain and Sexual Dysfunction

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