Women’s health and healthcare

Ingarihi hokiNo Ingarihi

He mea nui hoki ki te rerenga me te manene wahine ako e pā ana ki o ratou tinana, me te tango i tiaki o ratou hauora. 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? He nui o hauora o te wahine e hono ki a ia hauora whakaputa uri me ngā wāhanga o te ora. (Reproductive health means your periods, he pēpi, 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.

He aha te paheke?

What is menstruation?

Paheke Ko te mea ano e rite ana to koutou wā. Ko te reira i te toto tara marama ite e wahine whakaputa uri-tau (e pā ana ki tau 12 ki 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. Haunga toto i te tenetene, kia whai koe:

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

  • mamae puku
  • Raro mamae hoki
  • Bloating me nui u
  • hiahia kai
  • hīrere huru me te kārangirangi
  • Ānini me te rohirohi
  • Abdominal pain
  • Lower back pain
  • Bloating and sore breasts
  • Food cravings
  • Mood swings and irritability
  • Headache and fatigue

syndrome Premenstrual, ranei te pūnaha whakaritenga, Ko te rōpū o te tohu e tīmata i mua i te wā. Ka taea e ngā reira i tohu aronganui me te tinana.

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

Kōrero i tō kaiwhakarato tiaki hauora, ki te whai koe i ngā huringa nui i roto i to koutou huringa. kia ratou tohu o ētahi atu raruraru e kia tukinotia. 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.

Me pehea e taea te tango i ahau tiaki o ahau, ina ahau hapu ahau?

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

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

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

He mea nui kia toro te wahine hapu wā ia tākuta ki te whakarite ia hauora me te hauora o tona tamaiti. Ki te he hapu koe, 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.

He aha e hiahia ahau ki te mohio e pā ana ki te hapū me te hoatu whanau?

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

Ka taea e Pregnancy e he wa pahuhu mō te maha whaea hou, ki tonu i te rota o ngā pātai e pā ana ki te mea ki te mahi i ki kia tino e noho hauora e rua whaea me te tamaiti.

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 Ko te wahi pai ki te tīmata titiro hoki mōhiohio hauora whānui e pā ana ki te hapū. 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.

Noho hauora i roto i te hapū

Staying healthy during pregnancy

Ki te he hapu koe, Ko reira tino nui ki te tiaki o te hauora koutou, tae atu te tupato ki te mea koutou kai ai, me te inu, me te pehea koutou mahi. Hanga e ai whai koe e pā ana ki te pehea, ki te noho hauora tino korero koe ki tō tākuta e pā ana ki tetahi pātai āwangawanga ranei. 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 ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki te hapū me te whanau. Choose the topic that you want to learn about. Na, 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.

whanau

Childbirth

i Hononga whanau, Ka taea e koe te ako atu e pā ana ki te huringa-tinana tinana o te wahine haere i roto i ia e homai ia whanau. Ka taea e koe te pānui i pā ana ki te mea ahua o raruraru kia puta i roto i mahi, me te aha te huru o te tiaki ka taea e koe e mahara ki te riro i te hōhipera. Ka taea hoki te pānui i pā ana ki te pehea, ki te whakamahere i mua kia e taea whai koe i te wheako pai taea hoatu whanau.

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.

Tino Well contains a lot of useful information for expectant mothers about the signs and symptoms of labor. hoki, Ka taea e koe te pānui i pā ana ki te aha kia ite i koe, ki te hoatu e koe whanau i te hōhipera.

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.

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding

I muri kua hoatu e koe whanau, whāngai ū Ko he ara nui ki te whangai tō tamaiti hou no te mea he rota o painga hauora mo e rua whaea me te tamaiti i te reira. mea Tohunga e ki te taea, kia ū pēpi hoki i te iti rawa i te tuatahi 12 marama o to ratou oraraa.

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

I roto i te Hau Amui no Marite, he hōtaka i huaina Women, Tamariki me tamariki (WIC) tauturu iti-moni wahine hapu, whaea hou me a ratou tamariki taitamariki (ki runga ki ki 5 tau) noho hauora. Te WIC Papatono tuku he maha o ngā ratonga, tae atu āwhina ki te whāngai ū, akomanga kai tōtika, a ki tīkitipati hoko etahi kai kai whakaaetia.

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.

taea e koe 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.

menopause

Menopause

Menopause Ko te wā i roto i te ora o te wahine, ka mutu ia paheke ana, a he kore e taea ki te whai tamariki. Menopause frequently occurs when a woman is in her early 50s, engari mo etahi wahine, Ka taea e tupu te reira i mua.

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.

wheako maha wahine etahi huinga o ngā tohu tinana kino i roto i menopause. te tikanga e taea e te tākuta te āwhina hamani enei tohu. 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.

tikanga hauora o te wahine noa

Common women’s health conditions

He nui ake noa ētahi tikanga hauora i roto i nga wahine atu i roto i te tangata. I roto i te maha o te wā, He tikanga hauora e pā whekau whakaputa uri o te wahine enei (pērā i uma pukupuku i te waha ranei). Hotau Sinó, tatou whakarato mārama, mōhiohio tika pūtaiao e pā ana ki te tinana o te wahine me te tikanga hauora o te wahine noa.

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.

whakaaturanga hauora Women o

Women’s health screenings

Health screenings are tests to check if you have a particular medical condition. whakaaturanga hauora Common ngā:

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

  • pēhanga toto
  • Bone whakamātautau kohuke kiato
  • āta Uma mate pukupuku
  • āta mate pukupuku waha whare (mohiotia hoki rite whakamātau PAP)
  • HIV me ētahi atu whakamātautau Paerewa
  • 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 Tari o Hauora Women o.

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) Ko te mahi ahurea i roto i te tahi mau whenua. Ahakoa i reira e maha te iwi te hunga e ite kaha e pā ana ki FGC rite te iho ahurea, it is illegal to perform FGC in the USA. Ako atu e pā ana ki te pānga hauora o 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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