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Topic "Women's Health" in Burmese - total 12 documents

Title: Cervical Screening Test
Summary: There is a new test in Australia. It is called a Cervical Screening Test. The Cervical Screening Test looks for HPV in the cervix. The Cervical Screening Test replaced the Pap test. You will now have a Cervical Screening Test instead of a Pap test. A Cervical Screening Test can help find cell changes before they turn in to cancer.

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: Contraceptive Diaphragm
Summary: Bilingual fact sheet about the diaphragm contraception. Information about what a diaphragm is, how to use it, its effectiveness, possible side effects and where to get it. NSW contact details.

Title: Expecting a baby? Bladder and bowel control problems
Summary: A translated resource for pregnant women who may be experiencing problems with bladder and bowel control. The resource covers information such as how to know when there is a problem, likelihood of getting bladder and bowel problems, having caesarean births and information on pelvic floor muscles.

Title: How breastfeeding works
Summary: Breastfeeding booklets in 8 languages featuring side-by-side Language/English Translation. Good for health professionals and mothers to read together. They appreciate being able to work together on an issue and read the same information in their own languages – this helps to overcome communication barriers where English language proficiency and/or specific terms related to breastfeeding are limitations to accessing breastfeeding support. The information is clear, in easy to read, non-medical language and is detailed enough but brief. The clear diagrams and use of full colour photographs also make them appealing. Topics include expressing & storing breastmilk, colostrum, sore nipples, weaning, engorgement, increasing supply, attachment, working & breastfeeding.

Title: Menstrual cycle and period problems
Summary: Bilingual factsheet on basic information on menstruation (periods) - contact numbers only valid in NSW.

Title: One in three women who ever had a baby wet themselves
Summary: Women who have ever had a 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: 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: 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.

Title: Understanding ombudsmen and making a complaint
Summary: This fact sheet is designed to help refugee and migrant women living in Victoria, and the community services that work with them, to better understand the Ombudsmen’s services. Whether we are able to understand and use the financial systems in Australia and take part in the economy affects our health, safety and wellbeing.

Title: Your guide to breast health
Summary: An illustrated guide to breast cancer screening and how to check your breasts.

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