In this issue of Health Journey we look at staying healthy on holidays, painful bladder syndrome, sauces and their sugar content, and whether you need to take ibuprofen with food.
Watch our latest webinar on 'Motherhood: Mysteries, myths and misconceptions'. Hear from our experienced Midwives Belinda and Christine as they discuss these important topics.
Women’s Health Queensland Wide is excited to launch a new program designed to support professional women in planning for their pregnancies, birth and return to work.
In this issue of Health Journey we look at why we need to stop drinking soft drinks, the health impacts of losing a lifelong partner and why teenage girls are less active than boys. We also answer a question from a teenage girl who is concerned about the look of her labia and is contemplating cosmetic surgery.
In this issue of Health Journey we look at Mirena, the hormone releasing intra-uterine device (IUD); ten pregnancy symptoms that women might not expect,; grocery shopping on a budget; and whether a breastfeeding mum should go on a lactose free diet if her baby is unsettled.
Morayfield and Caboolture mums, dads, grandparents, friends and family are invited to the Morayfield Wellbeing Event being held as part of Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month at the Caboolture Sports Club on 31 May 2016.
In this issue of Health Journey we look at processed meats, the middle-aged spread and how to avoid it, healthy relationships, and whether you need to use extra contraceptive precautions when taking antibiotics while on the Pill.
As mums sometimes it's the little things that can feel like achievements worth celebrating. As part of Qld Women's Week (7-13 March 2016), Women's Health ran a campaign on Facebook to celebrate the achievements of Qld women & girls. We are happy to announce the winner of our competition is Teresa Howard. Thank you for all those who entered the competition. We really loved reading all your entries and we hope our competition helped women appreciate their achievements, both big and small.
The campaign was funded by the Qld Government & supported by the YWCA Qld.
On 5 September Women’s Health Queensland Wide Inc (Women's Health) reached an important milestone - 30 years of providing health information and education services to the women of Queensland.
Women's Health has partnered with the Australian Cervical Cancer Foundation (ACCF) to launch the Cervical Health Info Line. The Cervical Health Info Line is a confidential service, staffed by registered nurses and midwives, which provides women concerned about cervical screening (Pap smears) with additional support and advice. They can answer a variety of questions, including:
How do I prepare for a Pap smear and what can I expect?
Are Pap smears safe during pregnancy?
Pap smear results and what they mean