Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns is offering this series of free community talks on common women's pelvic health issues. Our experts will address causes and treatment options for chronic pelvic pain, incontinence and postnatal pelvic dysfunction.
Each session includes a brief presentation followed by an opportunity for general discussion and questions and answers.
Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns is San Diego’s only hospital of its kind. Our experts understand the unique needs of women and work together to coordinate a comprehensive and personalized care plan. We specialize in the latest treatments for female pelvic disorders, including many minimally invasive options.
Sign up and feel free to bring a guest for any or all sessions listed below.
Thursday, Aug. 10
Topic: Incontinence in Women — When to Seek Help? What Are My Options?
Presenter: Lynne Beresford, BSN, CRRN, Advanced Clinician
If incontinence issues such as urine leakage or frequent trips to the bathroom are affecting your quality of life, it may be time to get help. A Sharp HealthCare registered nurse leads this discussion on the different types and potential causes of incontinence and how it can be a symptom of disease.
Wednesday, Nov. 1
Topic: Pelvic Issues After Giving Birth — What Is Normal? How Do I Prevent Future Problems?
Presenter: Dr. Christina Chirico
Having a baby can cause your body to change even after you've given birth. Hear from a Sharp-affiliated and board-certified OBGYN about some of the changes you can expect postpartum and how to know if they're normal or not. Dr. Chirico will focus primarily on pelvic dysfunction issues and what you can do to prevent future problems.
If you need to cancel your registration for this event,
please call 1-800-827-4277 Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, or log in to your account to cancel online.
Parking is available in the structure on Health Center Drive. Participants will receive a validation sticker for free parking at the event.
Please plan to arrive 15 minutes early to allow plenty of time to park and check in.