Kathleen MacMahon: We may not be able to help our mothers, but we can still save our daughters
Thanks to the honesty and bravery of the women who called into Liveline to share stories of their distress during menopause, we’ve come a step closer to a place where their suffering is no longer acceptable
My local chemist shop on Bath Avenue is staffed by some formidable women and provides a forum for many a medico-philosophical discussion. On any given day, we might discuss Viagra, the pros and cons, or babies, the need to have them early or freeze your eggs.
On one recent occasion, the topic of discussion was the menopause. A neighbour told the assembly how her husband took their two teenage boys aside for a briefing. “Your ...