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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 ...
Endometrial cancer arises from the lining of the uterus, also known as endometrium. It is the most common type of uterine cancer and is the most common gynecological cancer with 1900 Australian women diagnosed each year. Endometrial cancer is usually diagnosed at early stages. This is due to ...
Menorrhagia: Heavy menstrual bleeding. Heavy menstrual bleeding, medically known as menorrhagia can be alarming and can have a negative effect on a woman’s everyday life. With heavy menstrual bleeding, it can be difficult to keep up with usual activities because of constant bleeding and ...
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 ...
    What is the vulva?   The vulva is the external part of the female genitals. It protects a woman’s sexual organs, urinary opening, vestibule, and vagina and is the center of much of a woman’s sexual response. The outer and inner ‘lips’ of the vulva are called ...
  What is PMS?   Premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, refers to the range of physical and emotional symptoms that many women experience in the lead up to a period (menstruation). Symptoms generally resolve during the woman’s period and there is usually at least one symptom-free week ...
  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 ...
BLEEDING DURING  EARLY PREGNANCY Pregnant women are most likely to experience vaginal bleeding in their first trimester (i.e. the first three months of pregnancy). This phenomenon is reasonably common - in fact it is believed that about 20% of all pregnant women will experience spotting or light ...
    Dyspareunia, or painful sex, may occur for many reasons ranging from psychological problems to structural issues. A lot of women have painful sex at one point or another in their sex life.   It may be described as recurrent or persistent pain that happens before, ...
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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