Well what a lead up to the Gynaecological Awareness Day with momentum forging ahead. What’s most exciting was the collaboration with Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology acknowledging and sharing links of women’s issues.
“Today is International Gynaecological Awareness Day, and we’d like to highlight the emotional, social and psychological impacts of living with a gynaecological condition. Persistent pelvic pain, for instance, can have a profound impact on many aspects of life and functioning, affecting a woman’s identity, ability to be intimate and the capacity to have and care for children. Learn more with this O&G Mag article: https://www.ogmagazine.org.au/21/2-21/the-stigma-of-pain/ #IGAD
#IGAD While pain is part of our working lives, coping with distressed patients may seem overwhelming. This article provides suggestions to enhance and support your management of patients with chronic pain, anxiety and depression: https://www.ogmagazine.org.au/20/3-20/mental-health-and-pelvic-pain/
#IGAD Perinatal mental health difficulties related to depression, anxiety and trauma are more common than often thought. Such difficulties are likely to recur in other pregnancies, can become chronic and have long-term consequences for the mother, her infant and relationships with others: “https://www.ogmagazine.org.au/20/3-20/birth-trauma-and-post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/
People from around the world have also joined in the IGAD campaign. Please share this link to encourage others to celebrate #IGAD2020.