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  The Implanon is a contraceptive implant containing the hormone etonogestrel (a progesterone like hormone), commonly used in Australia. A contraceptive implant works in a similar way as an oral contraceptive pill.  The Implanon is about 3-4 cm long and made of plastic. It is inserted ...
  Oral contraceptive pills, commonly referred to as ‘OCPs’ are one of the most widely used methods of contraception. In Australia, two types of contraceptive pills are common, one being the “pill” which has both oestrogen and progesterone type hormones and the “mini pill” which ...
Fibroids, or myomas are benign, non-cancerous growths that develop inside or around the womb (uterus). These growths are made up of muscles or fibrous tissue. These are also called uterine myomas or leiomyomas. Many women have no symptoms and often totally unaware that they are suffering from ...
  Many couples often assume that it should be straightforward to fall pregnant. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. If you and your partner have been trying to conceive for more than twelve months, and there have been no developments, you should seek medical advice. You may also want ...
How does weight affect fertility?   Weight has always been a sensitive subject for both men and women. While weight can affect self-esteem and physical appearance, an unhealthy weight can also affect fertility in both men and women. For women, an unhealthy weight could affect her ...
Contraception, or the use of contraceptives, is a practice that aims at controlling the chances of getting pregnant with the use of hormonal or mechanical barriers. It is, simply put, prevention of unwanted and unplanned pregnancy. Using contraception is not a new concept. Pregnancy and the ...
  Folic acid is a part of the B complex of vitamins. It is essential for the development of red blood cells and for many other cells in the body. The form of folic acid occurring naturally in food is referred to as folate. Functions of Folic acid Folic acid, in conjunction with Vitamin ...
  What is polycystic ovary syndrome?   In simple terms, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a relatively common hormonal problem that affects a woman's menstrual function and fertility. It is estimated that between 6-20% of women of childbearing age have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome ...
One оf the first quеѕtiоnѕ thаt often arises when you mаkе thе dесiѕiоn tо have a child iѕ: how can I prepare my bоdу fоr рrеgnаnсу? Hеrе аrе a соuрlе of ѕuggеѕtiоnѕ to give you and your baby the best chance of a healthy pregnancy and birth. WЕАN ОFF ...
Many women who hаvе had a caesarean commonly ask, when is it appropriate to fall pregnant again? Generally speaking, it iѕ rесоmmеndеd thаt you wаit fоr аt lеаѕt 12mоnthѕ tо соnсеivе after delivering by a caesarean section (presuming there were no complications with the ...
Pregnancy Checklist
Pregnancy Checklist

Congratulations on your pregnancy! If you would like some help thinking through some of the things you need to organise, I've put together a checklist to make sure the important things aren't missed.

Consulting Rooms
Consulting Rooms

Greenslopes Obstetrics & Gynaecology is closely aligned with the Greenslopes Private Hospital which opened Brisbane’s newest maternity facility in February 2013.

Pregnancy Pearls
Pregnancy Pearls

There are many questions and common issues that arise during pregnancy. Here are some short and helpful articles on many common pregnancy issues.

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