Bloom

For women in their bloom postpartum recovery, vaginal dryness and recurrent vaginal infections (Bacterial Vaginosis, Yeast infections) are common causes of vaginal discomfort and painful sex.

Sex should never be painful. If it is, intimate training self-care can help.

Intimate wellness in your bloom.

Women in their reproductive years can experience vaginal pain, infections and painful sex.

Some common conditions that can be at the root of the problem include:

Postpartum vaginal pain: 90% of women reported vaginal pain after childbirth and during breastfeeding, anywhere from 6 weeks - 18 months postpartum:

- Pelvic muscle trauma: The pelvic floor muscles (levator muscles) elongate during pregnancy and vaginal births. As a result, overextension occurs in 30% of women requiring postpartum strengthening and tightening of pelvic muscles.

For other women, a traumatic childbirth experience (for example a difficult or prolonged delivery) can cause over contraction and involuntary tightening of the pelvic and vaginal muscles that cause vaginal pain during penetration.

- Vaginal tears and scarring: During vaginal delivery, tears to the perineum (the skin between the vagina and the anus) and the vaginal wall are very common. Sometimes a surgical cut called an episiotomy is performed to prevent tears. Even small vaginal tears or stitches can lead to scar tissue, that can cause discomfort, tightening in the vaginal opening and a painful return to sex.

- Vaginal dryness during breastfeeding: During breastfeeding estrogen hormone levels are low, to enable lactation. As a result of, the vagina becomes less acidic, dry and more susceptible to bacterial infections (BV), yeast infections. Many women also experience vaginal atrophy that can cause sex to be painful.

Recurrent Vaginal Infections:  ~30% of women suffer from Bacterial Vaginosis and 75% of will experience at least one yeast infection in their lives. Half will have recurring infections, and once you get one yeast infection, you’re likely to get another.

Unprotected sex, antidepressants, soaps and hormonal contraceptives cause the vagina to become\s less acidic, dry, and susceptible to bacterial infections (BV), yeast infections, or sexually transmitted diseases that cause irritation, itchiness, burning, discharge and odor.

Intimate training, self-care

Self-care with Aquafit Intimate Gel Stick® enables pain free pelvic and vaginal muscle training to strengthen and heighten vaginal tonus, and massage vaginal tear scar tissue for postpartum vaginal recovery.

Intimate training with Aquafit Intimate Gel Stick® balances vaginal pH to relieve dryness from estrogen changes (during pregnancy, with breastfeeding, hormonal contraceptive use or antibiotics) protecting against vaginal infections including Bacterial Vaginosis (BV), yeast infections and urinary tract infections (UTI's) that cause vaginal discomfort and painful sex.

Keep your vagina happy + healthy

Intimate training takes 3-5 minutes daily, or as needed, to keep your vagina happy and healthy in your bloom.

Every women is different. Aquafit Intimate Gel Stick adapts to your anatomy and is self lubricating for easy postpartum pelvic floor recovery and vaginal health.

It is important that you go at your own pace. It is normal for intimate training to take a few weeks, or a few months to regain pelvic strength, and return to pain free sex.

Ongoing intimate training is recommended for maintaining pH balance and vaginal health during breastfeeding.

100% Pure Intimacy

Our family of Intimate Gel Sticks® are formulated from water and 100% natural plant extracts, specifically designed for the vaginal environment, with physicochemical properties that biomimic vaginal tissue. No parabens, no hormones, no fragrance, no color, no irritants.

What Intimate Gel Stick do I need?

We recommend intimate training using Aquafit PRÉ with Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin B3 if your primary concerns are strengthening pelvic floor muscles, heightening vaginal tonus, easing vaginal tightening for postpartum sexual health.

We recommend intimate training using Aquafit BIO with Lactic Acid and Aloe Vera if your primary concerns are vaginal dryness, infections, UTI's, irritation, painful sex with breastfeeding, hormonal contraceptives use and antibiotics.

Always consult a health care professional if you are experiencing new or worsening vaginal pain, bleeding, or discharge following intercourse.

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