Women's Health

Our experienced doctors offer an array of services that cover a variety of women specific health concerns, from the start of puberty and periods to menopause and everything in between. At Ashgrove Clinic, you can enjoy a customised and personal approach to your feminine health requirements.

Included Services

Our women’s health services are designed to give you comfort and peace of mind regarding any women’s health issues, concerns or checks, and are carried out by our team of professional and caring doctors. We offer both male and female doctors, so you can choose the one you are most comfortable with.

Mirena and Copper IUD Services

Mirena/Copper IUD insertion and removal are now available at our practice.

An IUD is a small contraceptive device which is placed into the uterus. There are hormone-releasing IUDs which can last between 5 to 7 years, and copper IUDs which can last between 5 or 10 years. Both hormonal and copper IUDs provide excellent contraception. Hormonal IUDs have the added benefit of providing menstrual control and the copper IUD can be used as the most effective option for emergency contraception.

Talk to your doctor about your contraceptive options to help you decide which device would be most suitable for you. Both IUD types are considered safe when breastfeeding and are not affected by other medications.

Our Women's Health Services

The term ‘women’s health check’ incorporates a wide range of services. These include issues specific to women throughout the different stages of life, as well as conditions in the general population such as heart disease, colon cancer and depression. Our comprehensive women’s health check services include:

  • Breast examinations
  • Cervical screening (every 5 years for screening, formerly known as Pap Smear)
  • Pregnancy planning and fertility issues
  • Abnormalities of the menstrual cycle
  • Menopause
  • Contraception options
  • Implanon insertion and removal
  • Sexual health checks
  • Osteoporosis
  • Anxiety, depression, anorexia and other mental health disorders
  • Diabetes prevention
  • Heart disease prevention
  • Skin checks
  • Iron Infusions
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