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Women's Health Queensland

Women’s Health Queensland is a not for profit health promotion, information and education service for women and health professionals throughout Queensland.

Women’s Health Queensland believe that every woman in Qld should have access to support and information to allow them to make informed choices about their health and well-being and that of their families.

Women’s Health Queensland make quality, evidence based health information and education accessible to Queensland women so that they have the confidence to make informed decisions about their health and enjoy healthy living at every stage of life.

Online

womhealth.org.au provides women with access to free articles, fact sheets and videos on a range of health and wellbeing topics such as:

  • contraception
  • endometriosis
  • menopause
  • depression
  • sexual health
  • incontinence
  • pregnancy.

Women can also ask health questions on the website, stay in touch via the Women’s Health Facebook page, or watch videos on YouTube.

Over the phone

The Health Information Line is a free information and referral service for Queensland women. Women can chat with a health education officer about any health matter on (07) 3216 0376 or 1800 017 676 (toll free from outside Brisbane) from 9am to 5pm weekdays (except Wednesday, 12.30pm – 5pm).

In the community

The Women’s Health education program provides regular low cost or free presentations on issues that affect women across the lifespan. Women in rural and remote areas of Queensland can access presentations and events via video conferencing and video streaming.

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Last reviewed: September 2018

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Anxiety and depression fact sheet | Women's Health Queensland Wide

Anxiety and depression are very common conditions that affect people of all ages, often at the same time. This fact sheet outlines the causes, symptoms and treatments for both conditions.

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Get connected with your health care | Women's Health Queensland Wide

Simon James, CEO Greater Metro South Brisbane Medicare Local explains how women can take control of their health with an eHealth record.

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Breastfeeding: Four things you didn't know | Women's Health Queensland Wide

The health benefits of breastfeeding are well-documented but there's a lot of practical information many women don't know.

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Diabetes and pregnancy | Women's Health Queensland Wide

One in twenty pregnant women in Australia is affected by diabetes. Although the disease can cause serious complications for mothers and babies, good planning and comprehensive antenatal care can keep you and your baby healthy.

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Energy Drinks | Women's Health Queensland Wide

Energy drinks might 'give you wings' but they also have some nasty side effects.

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Ten healthy eating tips for seniors | Women's Health Queensland Wide

Our nutritional requirements change as we age. Here are ten ways seniors can ensure they maintain a healthy diet.

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Health Journey | Women's Health Queensland Wide

Our quarterly magazine, Health Journey, contains interesting and up to date articles on health issues that impact Queensland women of all ages. You can read Health Journey online for free. Browse through the issues below.

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Women and alcohol | Women's Health Queensland Wide

The risks of smoking are well recognised but are we ignoring the impact of alcohol on our health?

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Teenage pregnancy | Women's Health Queensland Wide

Teenage pregnancy is generally defined as a pregnancy in a woman who is 19 years of age or under (1).

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Pacific Islander Women | Women's Health Queensland Wide

This page provides a practical guide to nutrition, exercise and feeling good when you are pregnant or a new mum. The information on this page was developed after women of Pacific Islander heritage living in Brisbane were asked about how they look after themselves when they are pregnant and have a new baby.

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