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Menopause and Pelvic Health

Perimenopause and menopause result in massive (and often unwelcome) changes in your hormones and your body. Here we explain what is happening in… READ MORE
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Induction of Labour

You have finally reached your Due Date and have been counting down the days for a while now.  It seems that time is slowing down. Everything is ready… READ MORE
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Long-acting Reversible Contraceptives

In late 2017 the ABC’s 730 program published a ‘report’ on long-acting contraceptive devices. It was neither balanced nor informative and so we… READ MORE
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Love your labia!

On a daily basis the Alana Gynaecologists see a lot of labias, and not infrequently women ask that important question....... “Is it normal?” READ MORE
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Constipation in pregnancy – Don’t get Stuck!

Just when your nausea is settling and you feel a little better, some women have to face their next battle: Constipation. Here’s how to avoid getting… READ MORE
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Adjusting to Parenting

Becoming a parent is a major life event. It’s an exciting time that changes life in lots of ways—and this transition requires numerous… READ MORE
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Alana’s top 10 tips for a healthy pregnancy

From vaccinations to relaxation! Here are the most important things to consider for a healthy pregnancy, according to the Alana Obstetricians. READ MORE
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Chronic Pelvic Pain

At Alana, we see many patients with chronic pelvic pain and endometriosis. It’s National Pain Week, so let's understand more about chronic pelvic… READ MORE
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Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

It is estimated that gestational diabetes can occur in 5-10% of pregnancies. During National Diabetes Week we look at how this disease may affect… READ MORE
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Food allergy awareness

Allergies and in particular food allergies are rising in numbers in our community. Can we prevent or reduce the likelihood of allergies in our… READ MORE
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Endometriosis and getting the information right

Alana Healthcare is actively involved in managing the pain and fertility issues for women with endometriosis who struggle with this consuming and… READ MORE
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Air Travel and Pregnancy

Many women need to travel while pregnant.  Other women are keen to book a last holiday away together (“babymoon”), and enjoy some time with their… READ MORE
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