Health checks for women
A guide to routine health checks and tests for women, including mammogram, bowel cancer screening, blood pressure, bone density test and more.
Learn more about health topics that concern women and their families, such as menopause, breast cancer, endometriosis and pregnancy.
Health information in relation to a number of different life stages and life events, such as babies and toddlers, children, teenagers, young adults, pregnancy, women's health, men's health, seniors and end-of-life issues.
Every woman has some vaginal discharge. It's usually healthy and serves a purpose. Here's how to know what's normal, and what's a sign of infection.
Perimenopause takes place as most women’s ovaries gradually stop working over a period of years, producing fewer eggs and releasing less of the hormones than usual. Learn more about how perimenopause affects women here.
Although it can affect any woman, vaginal dryness is most common in women who have experienced menopause.
Find out when menopause is likely to start, common symptoms and how to relieve them, as well as possible long-term effects.
Problems affecting the labia, the ‘lips’ on the outside of your genitals (vulva), can include cysts or a rash. Learn more about what's normal when it comes to the labia, and what's not.
Women don't need to 'put up' with heavy periods
Heavy menstrual bleeding affects 1 in 4 Australian women, but treatment is available. There's no need to suffer in silence.
A self-test has made cervical screening even easier
A ‘self-collection’ cervical screening test is now available, meaning women who find the tests uncomfortable or embarrassing have another, easier option.