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Jean Hailes in the News – Oct-Dec 2020

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.

"One of the most common symptoms would be heavy menstrual bleeding, particularly in women who have a submucosal fibroid that's bulging into the uterine cavity, so increasing the surface area from which they can bleed," Dr Elizabeth Farrell on fibroid symptoms speaking to ABC Everyday.

Dr Elizabeth Farrell speaks to Triple J's Hack and the Sydney Morning Herald/The Age about the effectiveness of the Natural Cycles app, which was recently approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA).

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.

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.

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.

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.