Together in Surgical Menopause

Please find below our recommended reads, websites and social media support groups


The Complete Guide to POI and Early Menopause - Dr Hannah Short & Dr Mandy Leonhardt

A must read! There isn't another book on the market that captures all of the information, advice and support you need to support your ongoing health and well-being!

Me and My Menopausal Vagina - Jane Lewis

An honest and informative read, breaking down the taboo surrounding menopause and vaginal atrophy.

Surgical Menopause Not Your Typical Menopause - Helen Kemp

Not Your Typical Menopause is a unique collection of narratives from women with lived experience of surgical menopause.

M-Boldened: Menopause Conversations We All Need to Have - Caroline Harris

This is a book about menopause unlike any other. Its contributors, speaking from many different walks of life, open up the conversation in new and profound ways for people across the globe. Including a chapter from our very own Sophie.

Everything You Need to Know About the Menopause (but were too afraid to ask) - Kate Muir

A no-holds-barred guide to the perimenopause and menopause written by campaigner, journalist and documentary-maker Kate Muir.

I Blame the Hormones: Living with Reproductive Depression - Caroline Church

A great read if you suffer from/want to understand PMDD and reproductive depression.

Websites: (PMDD Support)

Support groups:
If you use Facebook we can recommend the following groups, all of which are a great information resource and a supportive environment to interact with others who are going through something similar:

Surgical Menopause UK Support
Surmeno Connection Surgical Menopause Support Group
The Menopause Support Network

There are many accounts on Instagram, both professionals and patient advocates sharing their stories. If you are looking to connect with others going through a similar experience to you this is a good place to start.