International GYN Awareness Day – Sep 11 2017

International GYN Awareness Day – Sep 11 2017

Events
International Gynaecological Awareness Day At King Edward Memorial Hospital Subiaco WA Join us at King Edward Memorial Hospital who will this year celebrate IGAD with a competition for the best decorated Gyn Ward or Dept. in the Moulin Rouge theme. Kick up your heels at King Edward Memorial Hospital: GAIN Committee members will be available for a chat between 9am - 3pm. Monday 11th September. Come see GAIN committee at the front foyer of the hospital. Get involved, Host a Community Gathering, Office Party, Morning Tea or Other Event. Everyone has a mother, a sister, an aunt, a daughter, a female partner or neighbour who may be affected by a gynaecological issue. Join the Global Initiative.... Take Action Now. You can get involved in the International Gynae[su_button url="www.gain.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/IGAD-Flier-Kit.pdf" target="blank" background="#b73279"…
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Committee Meeting

Committee Meeting

Events
The next committee meeting will be held on Saturday 12th August 2017, 10:30am - 12pm. GAIN members are welcome to attend by appointment only. Contact Catherine 0406333735 or Vanessa 0437498917.
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Endometriosis: We are not alone

Endometriosis: We are not alone

Womens Stories
We encourage women to share their stories as their story and journey may help others. Id like to share a story from Alexis (Makelifepretty.com) who is going through her own journey being diagnosed with endometriosis. For some time now I’ve been experiencing pain in my abdomen area. This was causing me to be physically sick, almost every single day of the month, over the last ten months. When it first began I thought that I might have been pregnant, my husband and I patiently waited during the “2 week wait” and we were excited at the possibility of becoming parents. When the results, blood and home pregnancy tests all came back negative, we decided. “Now’s a good time to have a baby, so let’s just keep trying. With close monitoring…
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Evidence suggests Botox effective in relieving nerve pain

Evidence suggests Botox effective in relieving nerve pain

Articles
A profound interview with Channel Nine, Catherine Aurubind (former President of GAIN Inc.), talks about how she was treated with botox to relieve significant nerve pain following a routine vaginal hysterectomy. Catherine was diagnosed with Pudendal Nerve Entrapment (PNE) and now runs the chronic pelvic pain support group here in Perth, WA along with Vanessa Watson (also a sufferer of PNE sufferer). Catherine is the Director/Australian Representative of HOPE (Health Organisation for Pudendal Education).
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