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Jean Hailes in the News

Jean Hailes in the media 1 Nov 2020
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Here's a wrap-up of the latest news and media articles featuring advice and insights from Jean Hailes expert clinicians.

Sex after childbirth

In this ABC Life article, Jean Hailes specialist women’s health GP Dr Amanda Newman provides insights into ‘sexpectations’ – what women (and their partners) want and expect from sex after childbirth, what issues can arise and where to seek help if needed.

What is vaginismus and why is nobody talking about it?

Vaginismus is a condition in which the pelvic floor muscles are tightened, or overactive. This can make inserting tampons or having penetrative sex very painful, or impossible. In this Women's Agenda article, Jean Hailes gynaecologist and medical director, Dr Elizabeth Farrell, explains the condition, and discusses the stigma and feelings often associated with it.

Gone without a bra during COVID-19? Learn how bras impact your body

Have you gone without a bra during COVID-19 and are now worried about the potential impact on your body? Jean Hailes specialist women's healthGP, Dr Amanda Newman, dispels some myths and shares the facts around bra wearing and health implications in this ABC Australia article.

How your vagina changes at menopause

In this article from Prevention, Jean Hailes specialist women's health GP Dr Amanda Newman explains why vaginal and vulval changes occur at menopause and what to expect.