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Topic "Women's Health" in Somali - total 19 documents

Title: 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: Be healthier
Summary: These information sheets help readers to make healthier diet and lifestyle decisions. Each resource uses culturally relevant tips and examples.

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: 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.

Title: Contraception: Condoms and Diaphragms
Summary: A guide to condoms, female condoms and diaphragms to prevent pregnancy.

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: 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: 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: 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: HPV vaccine
Summary: An overview of the human papillomavirus (HPV), the vaccine, and how to get the vaccine.

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Prolapse
Summary: The document explains what is a vaginal (or pelvic organ) prolapse is.

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.

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