Women’s Health Queensland Inc is a health promotion, information and education charity. For the last three decades we have built an exemplary reputation supporting vulnerable women throughout Queensland to make informed choices about their health and wellbeing through every stage of their life.
We believe in connecting women with the right information and services from reliable sources to support their health and well-being needs. We do this by listening to the needs of the local community and individuals and working with partners to influence positive change.
The month of May is Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month, designed to raise community awareness of domestic and family violence.
To make people aware of what support is available in the Mt Isa region, WHQ will be holding a free sausage sizzle on Wednesday, May 23 from 12Noon to 2:00pm in partnership with Ngukuthati Children and Family Centre and Centacare.
Firstly, I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as the new CEO of Women’s Health Queensland Wide. I’m looking forward to working with you all over the coming year.
I also would like to extend a special Thank You for your support during the past 12 months. With your support, Women’s Health continues important work in providing advice, support and information to vulnerable women across Queensland, particularly those living in rural and remote areas of the State.
In this edition of Health Journey we look at what to consider when choosing childcare, common pregnancy myths, understanding food labels and the benefits of delayed cord clamping (DCC).
Women's Health Queensland Wide Inc has launched the brand new booklet Antenatal and Postnatal Anxiety.
In this issue of Health Journey we look at how to stick with an exercise routine, changes to the way we screen for cervical cancer, sunscreen truths and rhesus negative blood during pregnancy.
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.
Two-yearly Pap smears will be replaced with a five-yearly HPV test. Listen to our webinar presented by Health Education Team leader Belinda Kippen and Cervical Clinical Nurse Consultant Lisa Peberdy as they discuss these changes.
Mums at Work is a program to support pregnant and parenting women to ensure their transition back to work is a healthy and positive experience.
The journey from pregnancy to parenthood and return to work can be a juggle of emotions and practicalities. Whether you are newly pregnant, about to give birth, or are at home with a baby, you can access support.