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Women and Newborn Health Library (WNHL): English

A guide to consumer health information in the areas of women's and newborn health.

English

General Women's Health

 

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer

Breast Screening information 

Information on further tests

Screening mammography for women
with a family history of breast cancer

What is a breast assessment?

 

Community Support Organisations

ISHAR multicultural women's health centre

 

Contraception

The contraceptive implant

The contraceptive injection - DMPA

The copper IUD

Diaphragms

The male condom

The minipill or progestogen only pill (POP)

The progestogen IUD

The vaginal ring

 

Diabetes

Diabetes

Diabetes fact sheets

Fasting blood sugar test

How to live healthy with diabetes

 

Diet and Exercise

Be physically active

Calcium

Eat more fruit and vegetables

Get active everyday

Iron

 

Endometriosis

Endometriosis 

 

General Women's Health

Arthritis

Hepatitiis C

Migraine Headache

Products to help you quit smoking

Vitamin D

Vitamin D deficiency  

 

Gynaecology

Colposcopy

Cone biopsy

Ovarian cysts

Pap smear

 

Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy

 

Menopause and Midlife

For women approaching menopause

Managing menopause

 

Menstruation

Menstruation 

 

Mental Health

Beyond blue resource pack  (pamphlets listed separately)

Reducing stress

 

Pelvic Floor / Urinary

Incontinence Information

Pelvic floor exercises

Transvaginal tape bladder sling surgery

Urinary incontinence in women

UTI - urinary tract infection

 

Sexually Transmitted Infection

Chlamydia

 

Violence in the Home

Family Violence - information for women

 

Websites

Ethnomed

Health Information Translations

Healthy Roads Media

Medline Plus

Multicultural Health Communications

The Royal Women's Hospital

Spiral - Selected Patient Information in

Asian Languages

 

Women's Cancers

Colposcopy

Cone biopsy

Pap smear  

 

 

Pregnancy, Birth, Parenting

 

Planning a Pregnancy

Planning a pregnancy and becoming pregnant

 

Fertility

Infertility - an overview

 

Pregnancy

Amniocentesis

Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)

Concerns and discomforts of pregnancy

Depression during pregnancy and early parenthood

Diabetes during pregnancy

Early pregnancy - how to take care of yourself

Exercises before and after birth

Gestational diabetes - caring for yourself and your baby

A healthy pregnancy

Having a baby

High blood pressure in pregnancy

Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

Pre-eclampsia explained

Prenatal testing

Smoking and pregnancy

Ultrasound

Vitamin D for pregnant women and new mothers

What to bring to hospital when having a baby

Your baby's movements and what they mean

 

Pain Relief in Labour

Epidural

Epidural info card

Pain relief in labour

Your anaesthetic for caesarean section

 

Birth

Having a baby

Signs of labor

Stages of pregnancy and labour

 

Postnatal Care

Bladder care

Exercises before and after birth

Improving your recovery after birth - physiotherapy advice

 

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding and postnatal care

Breastfeeding basics

Breastfeeding your baby

Engorgement and too much milk

Getting started breastfeeding your baby

How Breastfeeding works

Mastitis

Putting your baby to the breast

 

Postnatal Depression

Depression during pregnancy and early parenthood

Emotional changes after giving birth

Postnatal depression - depression after having a baby

 

Child Health

Get active every day

Meningococcal disease

 

Immunisation

Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella - information for parents

Pregnancy : protection and vaccination from preconception to birth

Vitamin k for newborn babies

 

Infant Feeding

Starting solids

 

Newborns

Caring for your baby

Good ways to settle babies under six months

How to bathe your newborn baby

Jaundice in newborn babies

Making up baby's cot

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) safe sleeping 

 

 

Child Development

How your baby develops 0-3 months

How your baby develops 3-6 months

How your baby develops 6-9 months

How your baby develops 9-12 months

The social baby

Understanding your child

 

Your Newborn Baby's Screening Test

Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella - information for parents

Newborn baby's screening test

Why does my baby need a hearing check?