Resources cover the basics of sexual anatomy, fertility, and intimacy after spinal cord injury. They also cover gender-specific issues. Women’s topics include: sexual function, aids, pregnancy and childbirth. Men’s topics cover: erectile dysfunction, medications, fertility and more.
This consumer education sheet by Craig Hospital provides information on many common questions of women with a spinal cord injury regarding sexual functioning. Topics include how sexual function may be affected, menstrual periods, tampons, menstrual pads, birth control, having children, fertility, organism, preventing complications, such as autonomic dysreflexia, care of bladder and bowel issues, skin care, and annual visits with a gynecologist.