Women’s health and healthcare

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Li enpòtan pou refijye yo ak imigran fanm pou yo aprann sou kadav yo ak pou pran swen sante yo. Learn about women’s health care for refugees and immigrants. Find online resources and where to get care.

It’s important for refugee and immigrant women to learn about their bodies and take care of their health. Learn about women’s health care for refugees and immigrants. Find online resources and where to get care.

Why is women’s health care different from general health care? Anpil nan sante yon fanm koneksyon ak sante reproduction l' ak reprann lavi. (Reproductive health means your periods, gen ti bebe, and going through menopause.)

Why is women’s health care different from general health care? Much of a woman’s health is connected to her reproductive health and stages of life. (Reproductive health means your periods, having babies, and going through menopause.)

Understanding reproductive health and how your body works is the first step to good women’s health care.

Understanding reproductive health and how your body works is the first step to good women’s health care.

Sa se règ?

What is menstruation?

Kwasans, se menm bagay tankou pye ou mache. It is the monthly vaginal bleeding experienced by reproductive-age women (osijè de laj 12 pou 55). Menstruation shows that a woman is not pregnant. The times of your period and between periods are called yourmenstrual cycle.

Menstruation is the same thing as your period. It is the monthly vaginal bleeding experienced by reproductive-age women (about age 12 to 55). Menstruation shows that a woman is not pregnant. The times of your period and between periods are called your “menstrual cycle.”

Period last from three to seven days. Anplis bay san pa pati a, ou ka bezwen:

Period last from three to seven days. Besides bleeding from the vagina, you may have:

  • Doulè nan vant
  • Zo dèyè tonbe
  • Anfleman ak bouton tete
  • Manje cravings
  • Balançoires sou san li ak karyasite
  • Maltèt ak kraz/kraze
  • Abdominal pain
  • Lower back pain
  • Bloating and sore breasts
  • Food cravings
  • Mood swings and irritability
  • Headache and fatigue

Au iminitè, oubyen PMS, se yon gwoup nan sentom sa ou konmanse devan peryòd a. Li kapab genyen ladan li emosyonèl ak fizik jan ou santi ou.

Premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, is a group of symptoms that start before the period. It can include emotional and physical symptoms.

Mande konsèy ou swen medikal la si ou gen gwo chanjman nan ik ou. Yo ka fè anpil mirak nan lòt pwoblèm ki ta dwe trete. Learn more about menstruation.

Consult your health care provider if you have big changes in your cycle. They may be signs of other problems that should be treated. Learn more about menstruation.

Ki kapab mwen pran swen tèt mwen lè m' a ansent?

How can I take care of myself when I am pregnant?

Wen gwosès an relasyon a swen medikal pou yon fanm ki resevwa nan yon kay doktè, pandan ke li ansent.

Prenatal care refers to the health care that a woman receives from a doctor while she is pregnant.

It is important that a pregnant woman regularly visits her doctor to ensure her health and the health of her baby. Si ou ansent, make sure that you speak to your doctor about when and where you can receive prenatal care.

It is important that a pregnant woman regularly visits her doctor to ensure her health and the health of her baby. If you are pregnant, make sure that you speak to your doctor about when and where you can receive prenatal care.

Kisa mwen bezwen konnen osijè gwosès, t' ap fè?

What do I need to know about pregnancy and giving birth?

Gwosès ki kapab yon sèten tan pou anpil manman nouvo, te ranpli avèk anpil kesyon sou sa pou yo fè pou asire w manman ak piti rete an sante.

Pregnancy can be an uncertain time for many new mothers, filled with lots of questions about what to do to make sure that both mother and baby stay healthy.

MedlinePlus se yon bon pou yo kòmanse chache enfòmasyon jeneral sante sou gwosès. Read the summary. Thenchoose links to take you to information on a variety of topics, from how to exercise safely to what happens to your body during pregnancy.

MedlinePlus is a good place to start looking for general health information about pregnancy. Read the summary. Thenchoose links to take you to information on a variety of topics, from how to exercise safely to what happens to your body during pregnancy.

Rete an sante pandan gwosès

Staying healthy during pregnancy

Si ou ansent, li enpòtan sitou pou pran swen sante ou, ki genyen pou bab li alatranp ak sa ou manje ak bwè ak ki jan ou fè egzèsis. Pou pi si ou pale ak doktè ou sou kesyon, oubyen enkyetid ke ou te ka jwenn sou kijan pou yo rete an sante. Learn how to take care of your health during pregnancy.

If you are pregnant, it is particularly important to take care of your health, including being careful with what you eat and drink and how you exercise. Make sure you speak with your doctor about any questions or concerns that you might have about how to stay healthy. Learn how to take care of your health during pregnancy.

Health Information Translations is a website which provides enfòmasyon pou gwosès ak bouch ki gen rapò ak. Choose the topic that you want to learn about. apre, on the next page, choose your language.

Health Information Translations is a website which provides information related to pregnancy and childbirth. Choose the topic that you want to learn about. Then, on the next page, choose your language.

Tranche

Childbirth

Nan Gen tranche koneksyon, ou ka aprann plis sou fizik chanjman kò yon fanm pase pandan tout tan li fè pitit. Ou kapab li sou ki jan de pwoblèm ka rive nan travay e ki kalite swen ou kapab espere pou resevwa nan lopital la. Ou kapab tou li sou kouman pou planifye alavans pou ou ka gen a pi bon esperyans ka fè pitit.

At Childbirth Connection, you can learn more about the physical changes a woman’s body goes through while she is giving birth. You can read about what kind of problems may occur during labor and what kind of care you can expect to receive at the hospital. You can also read about how to plan ahead so that you can have the best possible experience giving birth.

enben contains a lot of useful information for expectant mothers about the signs and symptoms of labor. Tou, you can read about what you might experience if you give birth at a hospital.

Very Well contains a lot of useful information for expectant mothers about the signs and symptoms of labor. Also, you can read about what you might experience if you give birth at a hospital.

An

Breastfeeding

Apre sa, ou te fè pitit, an se yon gwo fason pou bay manje pitit i nouris ou paske li gen anpil sante benefis pou manman ak pitit. Ekspè yo te di ke si sa posib, ti bebe yo ta dwe au pou pi piti a premye 12 mwa nan lavi yo.

After you have given birth, breastfeeding is a great way to feed your newborn child because it has lots of health benefits for both mother and child. Experts say that if possible, babies should be breastfed for at least the first 12 months of their lives.

Services for low-income pregnant women and new mothers

Services for low-income pregnant women and new mothers

Nan Etazini, yon pwogram yo rele Fanm, Timoun yo ak pitit (WIC) helps low-income pregnant women, nouvo manman yo ak timoun yo (leve kanpe pou pou 5 gen laj) rete an sante. The WIC Programs offers a number of services, ki gen asistans ak an, alimantasyon klas, ak coupons pou achte konnen kontra ki apwouve pa manje nitrisyonèl.

In the United States, a program called Women, Infants and Children (WIC) helps low-income pregnant women, new mothers and their young children (up to to 5 years old) stay healthy. The WIC Programs offers a number of services, including assistance with breastfeeding, nutrition classes, and coupons to buy certain approved nutritional foods.

ou kapab find WIC in your state. Call the telephone number listed for the WIC agency in your state. Tell them that you want to make an appointment to apply for WIC benefits.

You can find WIC in your state. Call the telephone number listed for the WIC agency in your state. Tell them that you want to make an appointment to apply for WIC benefits.

È fi rete

Menopause

È fi rete se peryòd nan lavi yon fanm lè li kanpe wè woz/lin e pa ka fè pitit. Menopause frequently occurs when a woman is in her early 50s, but for some women, it can happen earlier.

Menopause is the period in a woman’s life when she stops menstruating and is no longer able to have children. Menopause frequently occurs when a woman is in her early 50s, but for some women, it can happen earlier.

Fanm anpil eksperyans konbinezon kèk nan sentom fizik negatif pandan è fi rete. Yon doktè dabitid kapab ede trete sentom sa yo. Learn more about menopause.

Many women experience some combination of negative physical symptoms during menopause. A doctor can usually help treat these symptoms. Learn more about menopause.

Kondisyon sante yo fanm komen

Common women’s health conditions

Kèk kondisyon medikal yo yon bagay komen nan fanm pase nan moun. Nan anpil ka, se sa yo rele kondisyon medikal yo ki afekte organes reproduction fanm (tankou tete oswa èvikal kansè). Kò nou, Nou menm bay fè, scientifique fo enfòmasyon sou kadav fanm yo ak kondisyon sante yo fanm komen.

Some medical conditions are more common in women than in men. In many cases, these are medical conditions that affect women’s reproductive organs (such as breast or cervical cancer). Our Bodies, Ourselves provides clear, scientifically accurate information about women’s bodies and common women’s health conditions.

Sante epi fanm

Women’s health screenings

Health screenings are tests to check if you have a particular medical condition. Komen sante epi genyen ladan yo:

Health screenings are tests to check if you have a particular medical condition. Common health screenings include:

  • Tansyon
  • Tès mineral dansite jouk nan zo:
  • Elijib pou kansè nan tete
  • O kansè elijib (tou PÒTOPRENS tès)
  • VIH ak lòt tès STD
  • Blood pressure
  • Bone mineral density test
  • Breast cancer screening
  • Cervical cancer screening (also known as PAP test)
  • HIV and other STD test

You can learn more about these and other common health screenings that doctors recommend for women from the Biwo sante fanm.

You can learn more about these and other common health screenings that doctors recommend for women from the Office of Women’s Health.

Female genital cutting

Female genital cutting

Female genital cutting (FGC) se yon pratik kiltirèl nan kèk peyi yo. Pandan ke genyen anpil moun ki te santi fòtman sou FGC kòm yon tradisyon kiltirèl, it is illegal to perform FGC in the USA. Aprann plis sou a sante efè FGC.

Female genital cutting (FGC) is a cultural practice in some countries. While there are many people who feel strongly about FGC as a cultural tradition, it is illegal to perform FGC in the USA. Learn more about the health effects of FGC.

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