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  Infertility is a term that refers to the inability to get pregnant after one year of attempting to get pregnant (this is six months if a woman is 35years or older).  Pregnancy is the outcome of multiple processes with many steps.  To fall pregnant:     Ovulation must ...
The vaginal wall is covered by a thin lubricating layer of moisture. This coat provides an alkaline environment that sperm can endure in and move in for sexual reproduction. Normal vaginal secretions also lubricate the vaginal wall, decreasing friction during intercourse. With age, changes in ...
A pregnancy where a placenta and sac grows, but a baby does not is called a blighted ovum or anembryonic pregnancy. As the name indicated, there is no developing baby or embryo inside the gestational sac in the womb. This may still show up as a positive urine pregnancy test because the placenta is ...
    The endometrium comprises of the lining of the uterus. Endometriosis is a medical condition when the cells of endometrium are also found in other parts of a female body. The most commonplace for endometriosis is, of course, the pelvis, but itcan also be found in the abdominal ...
  What is bacterial vaginosis?   Bacterial vaginosis is one of the most common diseases of the vagina, and almost one in every ten women in Australia suffers from bacterial vaginosis at one point in their lives. Bacterial vaginosis mostly affects women in childbearing age. It ...
  Menopause is the cessation of menstruation for a year or more, and it usually occurs after the age of 50 years. If this happens before age 40, it is labeled as early menopause, and if before 40, it is called premature menopause.   Causes of premature menopause:   Some of ...
  The vulva is the external part of female genitalia. Different diseases can arise in this region. Symptoms can vary from itching, burning to swollen skin. Treatment is usually targeted to decrease these symptoms while eliminating the cause.   Structures of the vulva: The vulva has ...
Hormone Replacement Therapy - post menopause Hormone replacement therapy is a treatment that doctors can recommend to relieve common menopausal symptoms and to treat long-term changes in the body, such as bone loss, which occurred as a result of the decrease in the level of the natural hormones ...
  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 ...
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.

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.

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.

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