For almost five years, photographer and mom Leilani Rogers has been taking stunning images of birth in its many forms -- home births, hospital deliveries, water births, C-sections and more. So I think people view these photos as equal parts enlightening and fascinating. Recently, Rogers shared a compilation of some of the most powerful birth photos from her archives.
A two-year-old girl's mother was concerned that her daughter's vaginal opening appeared to be closed. The mother had noticed this a few months earlier when her daughter had severe diaper rash. The patient did not have urinary problems or vaginal discharge, and her birth and development histories were unremarkable.
Snopes needs your help! Learn more. A year-old Cincinnati woman was taken to the hospital after the month-old toddler she was babysitting got stuck in her vaginal cavity.
Diaper rash is no joke, and it makes sense why it is so common in infants. Remember, the skin of infants is physiologically different when compared to that of older children and adults in terms of structure, composition and function. This makes infant skin inherently more vulnerable to breakdown and irritation than ours.
A woman's body truly is a miracle, and this fact is beautifully illustrated during the miracle of childbirth. Ask any witnessing party: what a woman can accomplish through pain, sweat, and tears is awe-inspiring. When a woman goes into labor, her body changes rapidly to bring new life into the world.
Vaginal foreign bodies are a complaint occasionally encountered in pediatric clinics and emergency departments, and when pediatric patients present with a vaginal foreign body sexual abuse may not be considered. We describe two children with vaginal foreign bodies who were found to have been sexually abused. Each child had a discharge positive for a sexually transmitted infection despite no disclosure or allegation of abuse.
Vaginas deserve trophies. Hello, self-cleaning organs that can deliver both pleasure and babies. Pushing a tiny human out of that much tinier hole does, in fact, have an effect.
Karyn Loftesness has witnessed and documented all sorts of births - but this was a first for her. Warning: Graphic images. Breech births the instance where a baby is born either feet or bottom first are a relatively rare occurrence, as around three per cent of babies remain in a 'breech' position until the end of the pregnancy. While attempts are often made to turn the baby around, more often than not, due to potential complications, breech pregnancies result in a caesarean section.
Consider the word vagina. It's often used to describe your ever-elusive lady parts as a whole, but it's actually a misnomer: Your vagina's technically inside of your body that's why an ob-gyn has to use a speculum to see it ; what many women are referring to when they say "vagina" is actually the vulva—your external genitalia. Familiarizing yourself with