Topic "Women's Health" in Farsi (persian) - total 37 documentsTitle: A guide to understanding your cervical screening test results
Summary: This translated booklet provides you with information to help you better understand your Cervical Screening Test results. Your healthcare provider will discuss your results and the next steps with you. It is important that if you experience symptoms at any time, such as abnormal vaginal bleeding, pain or discharge, you should see your healthcare provider immediately.
Title: Are you at risk...the red flags (eSafety Women Guide 3)
Summary: An abusive partner or ex-partner may use technology to attack, humiliate or control you. This guide lists signs that your technology is being misused.
Title: Before your first pregnancy appointment at the Womens
Summary: This information sheet discusses the services and tests you may need before you attend hospital for your first antenatal care clinic appointment. It is aimed at women who will have their baby at the Royal Women's Hospital but has information that may be applicable to all pregnant women.
Title: Breast feeding and postnatal care
Summary: A translated booklet with information about breastfeeding and postnatal care. The contents of the booklet includes the impact of feeding choice, signs of correct attachment, breastfeeding issues, taking care of you and taking care of your baby.
Title: Cervical screening is important for all women
Summary: Brochure covering cervical screening and self-collection for women who have experienced female genital cutting.
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: Contraception for Women
Summary: This factsheet gives an overview of the methods of contraception available in Australia. It is important to choose the one that is right for you. To find the best one speak with a doctor or nurse.
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: Dealing with image-based abuse (eSafety Women Guide 7)
Summary: Image-based abuse is when an intimate image is shared, or threatened to be shared, without the consent of the person in that image. This guide explains what an 'intimate image' is, how to make a report and how to get help.
Summary: This translated fact sheet defines endometriosis and briefly discusses the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
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: Get legal help (eSafety Women Guide 5)
Summary: You can get legal help if technology is being used to abuse, control or frighten you. This guide explains what behavour is illegal, how to collect evidence and where you can get legal advice.
Title: Get support (eSafety Women Guide 4)
Summary: This guide provides information on where and how to get support if technology is being used to abuse, control or frighten you.
Title: Group B streptococcal (GBS) in pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period
Summary: Explanation for Group B streptococcal (GBS) in pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period. Includes information about the testing procedure at Mercy Health Services.
Title: Have a cervical screening test every 5 years
Summary: Illustrated with a lot of pictures and written in plain language this booklet explains why you should have a cervical screening test every 5 years.
Title: Having your baby at the Women's - things to bring into hospital
Summary: This translated list is for women who are coming to the Royal Women's Hospital to have their baby, outlining what to bring with them.
Title: Helping children (eSafety Women Guide 6)
Summary: This guide details some of the ways to help your children stay connected online while also keeping themselves, and you, safe.
Title: Induction of labour
Summary: Sometimes it is necessary to help a women to start her labour using artificial methods. This is called induction of labour. This information may help you and your family make a choice about induction of labour and to answer some of the questions you may have.
Title: Keeping your technology safe and secure (eSafety Women Guide 1)
Summary: This guide provides tips on using the security features on your phones, tablets or computer.
Summary: This translated 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: 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 exercises - Royal Women's Hospital
Summary: The pelvic floor is a group of muscles and ligaments which support the bladder, uterus (womb) and bowel. It is important that all women exercise their pelvic floor muscles everyday throughout life, to prevent weakness or improve strength.
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: Postnatal cue cards
Summary: These cards can help women communicate with their midwives and doctors when an interpreter is not available.
Title: Pregnancy and diabetes
Summary: A translated NDSS fact sheet that advises women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes on the best preparation for a healthy pregnancy before falling pregnant. It advises on contraception, planning for pregnancy, being pregnant with diabetes and unplanned pregnancy. It also includes a pregnancy planning checklist.
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: The pap test has changed: more accurate, less often
Summary: Cervical screening has changed in Australia. The Pap test has been replaced with a new Cervical Screening Test every five years. The latest medical and scientific evidence shows that having a Cervical Screening Test every five years is just as safe, and is more effective than having a Pap test every two years.
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: Using social media safely (eSafety Women Guide 2)
Summary: This guide provides safety tips on social media use, advice on what to do if you experienced abuse and how to get help.
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: When to call the hospital - Advice for women in late pregnancy
Summary: Sometimes during late pregnancy changes may occur that can concern some women. Many of these concerns can be discussed with a midwife at their next clinic appointment however some may need immediate attention. This information explains when to call your hospital for more advice.
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 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.
Title: Your guide to breast health
Summary: An illustrated guide to breast cancer screening and how to check your breasts.
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