Topic "Women's Health" in Japanese - total 15 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: 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: 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: Pelvic inflammatory disease
Summary: This translated brochure provides information on pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), an infection of the uterus (womb), fallopian tubes and/or ovaries in women. It covers the causes of pelvic inflammatory disease in women, and how to prevent and treat it.
Title: Perineal tears - third and fourth degree
Summary: It is common for the perineum to tear during a vaginal birth. Most often a tear will simply need to be stitched and will heal well, others will need more attention and time to heal. This information gives advice about how to care for yourself after a third or fourth degree tear.
Summary: The document explains what is a vaginal (or pelvic organ) prolapse is.
Title: Promoting gender equality and respect
Summary: There are many things you can do to challenge harmful beliefs and prevent inappropriate and abusive behaviour towards women.
Title: Recognising domestic, family and sexual violence
Summary: Women and their children can experience many different forms of violent and abusive behaviour. Statistics show that this behaviour is predominantly carried out by men. To help you effectively identify, support and respond to individuals and families who may be experiencing domestic, family and sexual violence (DFSV) it is important to know what it is and what you can do to help.
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.
Summary: Thrush is a common infection caused by an overgrowth of yeasts which naturally occur in the vagina.This fact sheet explains what thrush is, what causes it, its symptoms, how it is tested and treated, how you can protect yourself and where you can get help.
Title: Urinary tract infections
Summary: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are caused by microoganisms (usually bacteria) which can cause an infection in the bladder and other parts of the urinary tract (such as the kidneys).This fact sheet explains what urinary tract infections are, how you can get it, its symptoms, how it is tested and treated, how you can protect yourself and where you can get help.
Title: Warning to pregnant and breastfeeding women: seaweed soup
Summary: Information pamphlet warning women of the extremely high levels of iodine in seaweed soup, this soup is often given to pregnant and breastfeeding women from Korea, Japan and some parts of China in the belief that it increases breastmilk supply. This soup can have iodine level hundreds of times higher than the recommended daily intake. High levels of iodine intake can cause hypothyroidism in newborn babies.
Title: When to come to hospital in labour
Summary: The resource provides information about what to expect at the start of labour and when to present at hospital.
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