Sarah Graham

Sarah Graham

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Should vaginal mesh surgery be banned?

Should vaginal mesh surgery be banned? Feature

When Kath Sansom first went to her GP, worried about incontinence, she was a fit and active mother of two teenage daughters who, like many women of a certain age, had …

Do lesbian and bisexual women still need smear tests?

Do lesbian and bisexual women still need smear tests? Feature

Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women aged 35 and under, with around 3,000 women diagnosed each year in the UK. Despite this, just 72 per cent  of …

How life events and ageing can change your vagina

How life events and ageing can change your vagina Feature

When it comes to ageing, few body parts go through quite so much over the course of an average lifetime as the humble vagina. Changes to collagen production and hormone …

Is it safe to take epilepsy medication during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take epilepsy medication during pregnancy? Feature

Hannah* was first prescribed sodium valproate to control her epilepsy when she was 13 years old. "At the time, I wasn't told about any of the risks and then I fell …

How to overcome breastfeeding stigma

How to overcome breastfeeding stigma Feature

Breastfeeding can be an emotionally fraught subject. Many new mums feel unable to feed in public because of embarrassment, according to surveys. While others, pressured …