Topic "Women's Health" in Somali - total 30 documentsTitle: 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: Breastfeeding your baby
Summary: This translated 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: A translated resource 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: 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: Day surgery at the Women's
Summary: In this translated fact sheet we aim to answer your general questions about day surgery at the Women's.
Title: Emptying your bladder after birth
Summary: After the birth of your baby, you may have difficulty emptying your bladder or have changes to the normal urge to pass urine. If the bladder is not emptying properly then the urine that is left behind can build up over time, this is known as Urinary Retention.
Title: Epidural information
Summary: This translated information is for women having an epidural during labour. 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: 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: Female circumcision
Summary: This booklet explains what female circumcision is, what health issues it can cause, in which countries it is practised, the types of female circumcision and lists the support services for women, girls and families across Australia.
Title: Female circumcision - African women's clinic
Summary: The African Women's Clinic is a nurse-led clinic staffed by women's health nurses experienced in providing care for women who have experienced female circumcision or traditional cutting. This fact sheet explains what to expect if you are attending this clinic.
Title: Female circumcision - African women's clinic: cream application
Summary: This fact sheet is for women attending the African Women's Clinic to reverse their circumcision. It tells women how to use the anaesthetic cream provided before their procedure. Female circumcision is also known as female genital cutting
Title: Female circumcision - reversing your circumcision
Summary: This fact sheet is specifically for women attending the African Women's Clinic. The procedure to reverse your circumcision is called deinfibulation. This fact sheet explains what to expect on the day of the procedure and how to look after yourself at home.
Title: Female circumcision and the law in Australia
Summary: This information sheet explains what the law regarding female circumcision is in Australia and how the law is applied.
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: Improving your recovery after birth - physiotherapy advice
Summary: Some simple translated steps we recommend for after you have given birth. These will improve your postnatal recovery, including immediately after birth and longer term exercises and tips.
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.
Summary: This information is about what happens when it is certain that you have had, or are going to have a miscarriage.
Title: Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy
Summary: A translated fact sheet about 'morning sickness' that 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. This fact sheet describes what it is, what can be done to help it, some suggestions to reduce the severity of your symptoms, and foods to try. It also includes information about hyperemesis.
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: Preeclampsia explained
Summary: Preeclampsia is an illness that occurs during or immediately after pregnancy. It can affect both the mother and the baby.
Summary: The document explains what is a vaginal (or pelvic organ) prolapse is.
Title: Support services for circumcised women and girls
Summary: This booklet is a guide for women and girls who have been circumcised and are in need of support.
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: What is the vulva?
Summary: The vulva is the delicate, hairless skin and tissue surrounding the vagina. You need to treat it with care, as it's prone to irritation.
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's reproductive health - where to find reliable information and services
Summary: Information on where to find reliable information and services on women's health including; women's health needs change where to find reliable information about women’s reproductive health in Victoria, women's reproductive health information in community languages, and where to speak to health professionals or bi-cultural health workers
Title: Your guide to breast health
Summary: An illustrated guide to breast cancer screening and how to check your breasts.
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