Topic "Women's Health" in Arabic - total 92 documentsTitle: Abnormal Pap test results
Summary: The Pap test is a quick and simple test to check for abnormal changes to the cells of the cervix. If these changes are found and managed early, up to 90% of the most common type of cervical cancer may be prevented.
Title: About Breast Cancer
Summary: Information for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. This booklet covers what is cancer, what is breast cancer, what causes breast cancer and the different types of breast cancer.
Summary: Amniocentesis is a prenatal diagnostic test performed at around 16 weeks of pregnancy. It is used to test for chromosomal abnormalities such as Down syndrome. It involves passing a needle through the skin of the mother, through the wall of the uterus (womb) and taking a small sample (around 16mls) of the fluid surrounding the developing baby. The needle does not touch the baby or the placenta.
Title: Antenatal Edinburgh Scale
Summary: The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) is a set of 10 screening questions that can indicate whether you have symptoms that are common in women with depression and anxiety during pregnancy and in the year following the birth of a child. This is not intended to provide a diagnosis – only trained health professionals should do this. It is strongly recommended that you complete this set of questions with a health professional.
Title: Anyone can get condoms: Safe sex. No regrets.
Summary: How to practise safe sex to avoid sexually transmitted infections and HIV. Includes information on negotiating safe sex, safe sex and overseas travel, and how to use a condom correctly
Title: Are you a woman with a disability who is worried about how you are being treated at home?
Summary: This guide is based on the real experiences of women with disabilities. These women told their stories in the hope it would help others to deal with abuse.
Title: Being a healthy woman
Summary: An educational resource for women with intellectual disability, their families, health care providers, carers and support workers
Title: Birthing Unit
Summary: This is a sign saying: Birthing Unit - Strictly no visitors - Labouring Women and Support Persons Only
Title: Breast biopsy tests
Summary: Your specialist at the Breast Clinic has arranged tests to investigate a change in your breast. The tests that we will explain in this sheet are called biopsies. They are used to investigate lumps or other changes in the breast.
Title: Breast cancer - finding it early could save your life
Summary: Finding breast cancer early gives the best chance of effective treatment and could save your life. This is what every woman can do to find breast cancer early.
Title: Breast cancer fact sheet
Summary: An overview of breast cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.
Title: Breast cancer won't wait
Summary: Breast cancer awareness flyer
Title: Breast changes - fibroadenomas
Summary: Fibroadenomas are a type of non-cancerous breast lump. They can range in size from smaller than a marble to as large as a golf ball. This information sheet explains what a fibroadenoma is, how it is diagnosed and treated.
Title: Breast changes - what's normal
Summary: Breasts change a lot over a woman's life. This information sheet will explain what normal changes are and why they have occurred.
Title: Breast Cysts
Summary: Your doctor has found that you have a cyst in your breast. This information will explain what a breast cyst is, how it is diagnosed and treated.
Title: Breast Feeding and Postnatal Care
Summary: Information about breastfeeding and postnatal care.
Title: Breast imaging tests
Summary: This information is for women who are to have a breast ultrasound or mammogram to investigate changes in their breast.
Title: Breast soreness
Summary: Breast soreness is very common. It affects most women at some time in their lives.
Title: Breastfeeding - best for baby and for mum
Summary: Nature has provided mothers with the perfect food for babies – breastmilk. You can give your baby something that no one else can, and it’s natural, free and environmentally friendly. Breastfeeding gives your baby the best possible start in life. Support from family and friends is a really important part of establishing and continuing breastfeeding.
Title: Breastfeeding - drugs and breastfeeding
Summary: Drugs taken by a breastfeeding mother may pass into the milk through her bloodstream, usually in very small amounts. Some medications do not need to be avoided if you’re breastfeeding. When you do need medication, however, feed your baby just before your next dose is due to reduce your baby’s exposure to the drug. Use this fact sheet as a ready reference to work out which common drugs are safe to take. If in doubt, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking the drug
Title: Breastfeeding - swollen breasts, blocked ducts, mastitis
Summary: Information on what causes swollen breasts, blocked ducts and mastitis and how to treat the problems.
Title: Breastfeeding and returning to work
Summary: This brochure is one of fourteen full colour brochures covering the essential healthy eating and physical activity topics to support settings, staff and families.
Title: Breastfeeding your baby
Summary: This 16 page booklet is for mothers who are starting to breastfeed. In it you will find information on how to get started and how to avoid common problems.
Title: Breastscreening - Is Breastscreening for You?
Summary: This pamphlet provides general information about breastscreening, its purpose and safety.
Title: CALD Crisis Housing Service
Summary: Outlining the range of support services hosted by Women’s Health West to culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) women and children affected by family violence, with an emphasis on our CALD Crisis Housing Service.
Summary: A colposcopy is an examination which is recommended after a positive or abnormal pap test result. After a colposcopy decisions can be made about your ongoing treatment.
Title: Combined oral contraceptive pill
Summary: Bilingual Factsheet on basic information on the pill as a contraceptive - contact numbers only valid in NSW.
Title: Common early problems – tender or cracked nipples
Summary: Some nipple tenderness is normal at the start of feeds in the first 1–2 weeks. After these early days, incorrect attachment is the most common cause of nipple pain.
Title: Common Vaginal and Vulval Conditions
Summary: Bilingual Factsheet on basic information on common vaginal discharge and vulval conditions - contact numbers only valid in NSW
Title: Compression Stocking
Summary: Information about venous leg ulcers and how wearing compression stockings can prevent them returning.
Title: Cone Biopsy
Summary: A cone biopsy is a minor operation to remove a cone-shaped piece of tissue from the cervix to be examined.
Title: Contraception - Your choices
Summary: Using a worry free contraception that suits you is your best protection against unplanned pregnancy. Your options are explained in this fact sheet.
Title: Contraception for Women
Summary: Every woman has a right to plan her family and choose the right time to have children. In this brochure we talk about some of the contracepion available in Australia for women. This brochure provides an overview of contracepion options but to ind the best contracepion for you, speak with a doctor or a nurse.
Title: Day Surgery at the Women's
Summary: In this fact sheet we aim to answer your general questions about day surgery at the women's.
Title: Depression during pregnancy and early parenthood
Summary: Information about depression in pregnancy and early parenthood, including signs and symptoms of depression, causes of depression, treatment options, coping strategies, and how to find help.
Title: Do you have a breast change?
Summary: A guide for women on breast changes and their causes, including both breast cancer and other non-cancerous changes. Also includes information on tests to find the cause of breast changes.
Title: Do you have a breast change? - National Breast Cancer Centre
Summary: This resource has been developed to provide information about causes of breast changes and tests that may be needed to investigate them.
Title: Early pregnancy - common discomforts of pregnancy
Summary: It is quite normal to have a few discomforts in early pregnancy. Sometimes they can become quite severe and you may need to talk to your doctor about what to do.
Title: Early pregnancy - how to take care of yourself
Summary: There are a number of things that you can do before you get pregnant, and in the early weeks, to encourage a healthy pregnancy. Read this fact sheet for tips to help you in early pregnancy.
Title: Early pregnancy loss (miscarriage) booklet
Summary: This booklet provides information for women, their partners and families who are dealing with the physical and emotional effects of a pregnancy loss in the first 12 weeks.
Title: Emergency contraception - Royal Women's Hospital - Well Women's Services
Summary: If you had sex without contraception, or had problems with your regular method (missed pills, broken condom), emergency contraception can help prevent unplanned pregnancy.
Summary: This fact sheet defines endometriosis and briefly discusses the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
Title: Epidural information
Summary: This information is for women having an epidural during labour at the Women's. It explains what an epidural is, why you are having one and how it is administered.
Title: Every woman. Every 2 years.
Summary: All women aged 18-70 need a Pap test every two years. This video in Vietnamese talks about cervical cancer prevention.
Title: Expecting a Baby? Bladder and bowel control problems
Summary: When you are pregnany, you get a lot of advice from many people. One issue that few people think about are signs of bladder and bowel control problems in pregnancy and after the birth.
Title: Family Violence - Information for Women
Summary: The information in this fact sheet is for immigrant and refugee women. It aims to raise awareness about family violence and your health. It also talks about seeking help, where to go, who to contact and what happens when you talk to a health professional about your situation.
Title: Gynaecological cancers fact sheet
Summary: An overview of gynaecological cancers including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support
Title: Having your baby at the Women's - things to bring into hospital
Summary: This list is for women who are coming to the Royal Women's Hospital to have their baby.
Title: Help for infertile couples
Summary: Causes and treatment of infertility in men and women.
Title: How to look after you
Summary: A practical and easy to understand brochure aimed at helping women from all cultures think about their physical and mental health in the context of family relationships and experiences settling into Australia. These brochures were developed in partnership with InTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence, and are also available to order in bulk.
Title: HPV vaccine
Summary: An overview of the human papillomavirus (HPV), the vaccine, and how to get the vaccine.
Title: If you are pregnant, or think you may be, please inform a staff member BEFORE you have an X-ray
Summary: Asks women who are pregnant or think they might be, to inform staff before having an x-ray Multilingual poster
Title: Improving your recovery after birth - physiotherapy advice
Summary: After you have given birth we recommend that you follow some simple steps which will improve your postnatal recovery.
Title: In my language: my breast cancer story
Summary: In my language: my breast cancer story shares the breast cancer experiences of women in their own languages, with subtitles in English. The women are from Italian, Greek, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), Arabic and Vietnamese speaking backgrounds. Read a bit more about their experience and watch the videos, in your language, by selecting from the menu below.
Title: Information for women about family history of breast cancer and ovarian cancer
Summary: Understanding your family history of breast or ovarian cancer can provide an indication of your chance of developing either disease.
Title: Information for women with early breast cancer - National Breast Cancer Centre
Summary: This booklet aims to give information to women with early breast cancer, their partners, family and friends. The booklet will help you make decisions about your treatment and care, but it is not a substitute for your doctor’s advice.
Title: Information for women with early breast cancer - NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service
Summary: A comprehensive guide for women with early breast cancer, including treatment, effects of treatment on fertility, impact on sexuality, coping and getting support, and returning to work.
Title: LARC - Long acting reversible contraception
Summary: If you're having sex and you don't want to get pregnant, you need to use contraception. Long acting reversible contraception, such as intra uterine devices (IUDs), contraceptive implants and contraceptive injections, may be the choice for you.
Summary: Mastitis is inflammation of the breast, which may lead to infection.
Summary: This fact sheet defines what menopause is, explains the basic physiology and symptoms of menopause, gives helpful lifestyle tips and covers when to see a doctor.
Title: Menstrual cycle and period problems
Summary: Bilingual Factsheet on basic information on menstruation (periods) - contact numbers only valid in NSW.
Title: Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy
Summary: 'Morning sickness' can occur at any time of the day. The cause is unknown although it has been linked to changes in the levels of various hormones during pregnancy.
Title: No one knows your body like you do
Summary: Flyer providing information about the symptoms of ovarian cancer.
Title: One in Three Women Who Ever Had a Baby Wet Themselves
Summary: Women who have even just on baby are nearly three times more likely to leak urine and wet themselves, than women who have not had a baby. The more babies you have, the more chance there is that you will leak urine and wet yourself.
Title: Ovarian Cancer Fact Sheet
Summary: This fact sheet explain's the symptons of ovarian cancer
Title: Pap test Information for woman
Summary: Information Woman's Health Service Pap Test Clinic.
Title: Pap tests after hysterectomy
Summary: An overview of types of hysterectomy, and who needs to have a Pap test after having a hysterectomy.
Title: Pap tests: a way to prevent cervical cancer
Summary: An overview of cervical cancer, Pap tests, what's involved in a Pap test, and what to do if your result is abnormal.
Title: Pap tests: a way to prevent cervical cancer (for women who have undergone female genital mutilation)
Summary: Information about pap tests for women who have been circumcised or had traditional cutting.
Title: Pelvic Floor Muscle Training for Women
Summary: The document explains how to keep your pelvic floor muscles strong. The floor of the pelvis is made up of layers of muscle and other tissues. These layers stretch like a hammock from the tailbone at the back, to the pubic bone in front.
Title: Polycystic ovary syndrome
Summary: This fact sheet includes a simple definition of PCOS, details the signs and symptoms, diagnosis, causes, management options, and the implications for fertility.
Title: Pre-eclampsia Explained
Summary: Pre-eclampsia is an illness that occurs during or immediately after pregnancy. It can affect both the mother and the baby.
Title: Pregnancy and Diabetes
Summary: This fact sheet provides information on pregnancy and diabetes for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Summary: The document explains what is a vaginal (or pelvic organ) prolapse is.
Title: Sad feelings after childbirth - a 'hidden' problem
Summary: Information about postnatal depression, including how to recognise symptoms and where to get help.
Title: Shared maternity care at the Royal Women's Hospital
Summary: This fact sheet explains what Shared Maternity Care means as carried out at the Royal Women's Hospital in Melbourne, Victoria and its main benefits.
Title: Surgery for bladder control problems in women
Summary: Many women leak urine or wet themselves when they cough, sneeze or exercise (this is called stress incontinence). While there are many treatments to try first, some women need to have surgery for this problem.
Title: The contraceptive pill
Summary: Using a worry free contraception that suits you is your best protection against unplanned pregnancy. Contraceptive pills are the options discussed in this fact sheet.
Title: The Contraceptive Implant
Summary: Bilingual Factsheet on basic information on the contraceptive implant - contact numbers only valid in NSW
Title: The Contraceptive Injection
Summary: Bilingual Factsheet on basic information on contraceptive injection - contact numbers only valid in NSW
Title: The Copper IUD
Summary: Bilingual fact sheet about the copper IUD form of contraception. The sheet includes information about what the copper IUD is, how it works, possible side effects and how it is inserted and removed. NSW contact details.
Title: The Emergency Contraceptive Pill
Summary: Bilingual fact sheet on the emergency contraceptive pill or ECP (sometimes wrongly called the ‘morning after pill’). Information on how the ECP works, how to take it, possible side effects and where it can be purchased. NSW contact details.
Title: The Female Condom
Summary: A bilingual fact sheet about the female condom, including how it works as contraception, how effective it is, and how to insert and remove it. NSW contact details.
Title: The Hormone-releasing IUD
Summary: Information about the hormone-releasing inter-uterine device (IUD) form of contraception (MIRENA®). This fact sheet includes information on what an IUD is, how it works, how it is fitted and removed, who can (and can't) use it, and possible side effects. NSW contact details.
Title: Trial of void
Summary: Trial of void is a test to check bladder function. This is an instructional fact sheet for patients of the Women's explaining the procedure.
Title: Tubal Steralisation
Summary: Bilingual information sheet on Tubal Sterilisation, which is a permanent form of contraception. It is an operation that women can have so that they cannot become pregnant. NSW contact details.
Title: Ultrasound during pregnancy
Summary: Ultrasound examinations use high frequency sound waves to look inside the body. This fact sheet is for women who may undergo this procedure during pregnancy. It provides an overview of the purpose of the procedure and how to prepare for it.
Title: Vaginal Ring
Summary: Bilingual information sheet on the Vaginal Ring form of contraception. Information covered includes how it works, how to use it, potential side effects and what to do if you forget to use it. NSW contact details.
Title: Vitamin D for pregnant women and new mothers
Summary: The brochure informs the community about what Vitamin D deficiency is, and the potential risks for mothers and their babies. It also explains where to get Vitamin D levels checked and how to increase levels if they are low.
Title: What women should know about hysterectomy
Summary: Information about hysterectomy, including why the operation may be necessary, the different types of surgery, and alternative treatments.
Title: When menopause affects relationships
Summary: Information on how menopause can affect sexuality, including solutions to common problems.
Title: Women and heart disease
Summary: Heart disease isn’t just a men’s health problem. Despite big improvements in the last 40 years, on average, heart disease is still the top killer of women (and men).The best way to reduce the risk of developing heart disease, and to help prevent it getting worse if it already exists, is to improve or remove the risk factors over which you have some control. This brochure lists the main risk factors and shows the best way to reduce the risk of developing heart disease
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