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The time of your life: women’s sexuality after 40 - webinar
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Webinar 11 February 2016

In this webinar, Maureen Matthews, sex educator, discusses sex, libido and desire for women in their 40s. Maureen discusses these topics with refreshing honesty, openness and humour.

Menopause: Change, Choice and HRT
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Books $24.99Available in the shop

With more than 40 years experience as a gynecological endocrinologist and a founding member of the Australian Menopause Society, Dr. Wren has researched the pros and cons of hormone replacement therapy (HRT), and presents them in easy-to-understand language. This book covers the mental, physical, and emotional effects of menopause, and outlines the case for and against HRT and alternative therapies. Menopause: Change, Choice and HRT is about empowering women with the knowledge to make health decisions around menopause that suit their needs and lifestyle.

Inside Out, Prolapse Exercises
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Books $22.99Available in the shop

Learn how to exercise with confidence. This book teaches you how to improve your pelvic floor support, avoid unsafe exercises and relieve prolapse symptoms while increasing your strength and fitness.

This user-friendly prolapse exercise guide is suited to all levels of fitness, especially for women with:

  • prolapse
  • prolapse surgery recovery
  • previous prolapse surgery
  • or pelvic floor weakness

Michelle Kenway is an Australian physiotherapist and women's exercise instructor and is passionate about helping women stay active for their physical and emotional wellbeing.

Management of vulval irritation video
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Videos 18 January 2016

Jean Hailes gynaecologist, Dr Elizabeth Farrell talks about the management and treatment of vulval irritation.

Is HRT safe? (link to video)

External Links 11 January 2016

Professor Rod Baber discusses the safety of menopausal hormone therapy in this video produced by the International Menopause Society.

What is hormone replacement therapy (HRT)? (link to video)

External Links 11 January 2016

In this video from the International Menopause Society, Professor Susan Davis discusses the basics of hormone replacement therapy (HRT).

Urinary incontinence - Medical Observer
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Medical & health articles pdf 482 KB 06 November 2015

In this Medical Observer article, Jean Hailes physiotherapist Janetta Webb, explains that patients can be taught to deal with and manage the common problem of urinary incontinence.

What gives you confidence?

Videos 01 September 2014

In this video, women talk about what gives them confidence.

What does confidence mean for women?

Videos 01 September 2014

Jean Hailes Professor of Women’s Health Jane Fisher discusses confidence and what it means for women.

Building confidence - podcast

Podcasts 01 September 2014

Jean Hailes health experts, Professor Jane Fisher and Dr Mandy Deeks, talk about engaging with others and the importance of confidence.

Confidence and your health - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 189 KB 01 August 2014

There is a connection between the confidence to make positive health decisions and wellbeing. When we feel confident we eat well, our physical and mental wellbeing improves and we are better able to tackle life’s daily challenges.

Becoming more confident in yourself - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 178 KB 01 August 2014

Confidence is having the belief in yourself that you can accomplish things. Being confident helps you to make the right choices for your health and wellbeing. People who believe in themselves tend to have less sickness and better mental health.

Social connectedness and confidence - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 168 KB 01 August 2014

Our social connections, so important to our overall health, are made up of the people we know, friends we confide in, family we belong to and the community in which we live.

Maintaining pelvic floor fitness video

Videos 01 November 2015

In this video, physiotherapist Anne Patterson gives lots of tips on how to maintain pelvic floor fitness.

Stopping the stress cycle - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 667 KB 01 July 2015

Being busy may make us feel valued but it can also be bad for our health. Learn how to slow down with these simple tricks.

Cancer risk and realities - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 310 KB 01 July 2015

The word “cancer” understandably conjures up negative and emotive thoughts. But understanding your rate of risk might put your mind at rest.

Wholegrains: Eating for life - Jean Hailes Magazine

Medical & health articles pdf 479 KB 01 July 2015

There’s a simple way to prolong life and reduce the risk of some diseases. And it doesn’t require an expensive course of supplements or cutting back on calories

Our Watch

External Links 30 November 2015

Our Watch has been established to drive nation-wide change in the culture, behaviours and attitudes that lead to violence against women and children

1800 RESPECT - Violence against women support line

External Links 30 November 2015

A national counselling helpline and support service for information on sexual assault, family violence or violence against women. Call 1800 737 732

Let’s change the story video: Violence against women in Australia

External Links 30 November 2015

This video, from national organisation Our Watch, delves into the alarming statistics, behaviours and attitudes that lead to violence against women and children