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Dr. Jose L. Goncalves 

Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pelvic and Reconstructive Surgery

 Gynecology Resources

INFORMATION BOOKLETS (PDF):

Endometrial Hyperplasia (ACOG)
Endometriosis (ACOG)
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Stress Urinary Incontinence
Overactive Bladder
Interstitial Cystitis
Intermittent Self Catheterization
Bladder Training
Bladder Diary
Pelvic Floor Strengthening
Kegels
Vaginal Estrogen Therapy
Fibroids
Hormonal Contraception
Barrier Contraception
Emergency Contraception
Genital Warts & HPV
Lichen Sclerosis
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Menopause and hormone replacement therapy
 

INFORMATION ON SURGICAL PROCEDURES:

Hysterectomy
Vaginal Hysterectomy
LEEP (loop electrosurgical excision procedure)
Anterior Repair
Posterior Repair
Sacrospinous Fixation
Endometrial Ablation
Laparoscopy
Dilatation & Curettage (D&C)
Hysteroscopy
Colposcopy
Hysterosalpingogram
Surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence
Surgery for Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation
Novasure Endometrial Ablation
Tension Free Vaginal Tape (TVT) 

MENORRHAGIA & FIBROIDS

Fibristal
Lupron
Mirena
Jaydess
Novasure
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Menstrual Calender

INCONTINENCE & PROLAPSE

International Urogynecological Association
Voices for Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Overactive Bladder
The Powder Room - info on overactive bladder
Canadian Continence Foundation

Risks & Benefits of Tension Free Vaginal Tape

NHS Patient Information and Consent Booklet TVT Mesh
Kare Physiotherapy (Kelowna, BC) - Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy for pelvic pain, painful intercourse prolapse, and incontinence
enCORE Health - Julie Gerhardt (Penticton, BC) - Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

ENDOMETRIOSIS

Endometriosis and U (Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada)
Visanne - some basic facts about endometriosis from the manufacturers of a new treatment

CONTRACEPTION

Sexuality and U
Birth Control for Me
Mirena Intrauterine System
Jaydess
Compassionate Contraception Program (SOGC)
Essure
Contraception App

COLPOSCOPY, PAP TESTS, HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS (HPV) & VACCINES

HPV Info
HPV & Genital Warts  (Smart Sex Resource -BC Centre for Disease Control)
HPV (Public Health Agency of Canada)
Cervical Screening (BC Cancer Agency)
Abnormal Pap Test Result (Canadian Cancer Society)
HPV App
BC Colposcopy Website

VULVODYNIA

National Vulvodynia Association


SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION


Vaginismus treatment

MENOPAUSE

Menopause and U (Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada)
Sigma Canadian Menopause Society
Promensil - information on a herbal compound containing Red Clover isoflavene
Replens - non-hormonal vaginal moisturizer

INFERTILITY

Kelowna Fertility Centre


DIABETES EDUCATION


Health Library:  Diabetes


LABIAL NORMAL ANATOMY


Pictures of normal labial variants


OTHER

Canadian Women's Health Network


APPS

Get the Facts - SOGC Sexually Transmitted Infections
HPV
Contraception




Obstretrics Resources

WEBSITES & INFORMATION BOOKLETS 
GENERAL RESOURCES ON PREGNANCY & PARENTING:


A Sensible Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy (Public Health Agency of Canada)
Baby's Best Chance: Parent's Handbook of Pregnancy & Baby Care (Healthy Families BC)
Pregnancy Passport
Ultrasound in Pregnancy (SOGC)
Medications & Drugs during Pregnancy
Working During Pregnancy (SOGC)
Normal Labour & Delivery (SOGC)
Cesarean Section (SOGC)
Nausea & Vomiting in Pregnancy (SOGC)
Folic Acid Supplementation (SOGC)
Group B Streptococcus (SOGC)


Breech

External Cephalic Version (RCOG)

NUTRITION IN PREGNANCY

Eat Safely, Eat Well
Nutrition During Pregnancy (ACOG)
Healthy Weight Gain During Pregnancy
The Rh Factor (ACOG)
Twins & Triplets (SOGC)

Prenatal Nutrition - Health Canada

CDC - Pregnancy & Food Safety

Health Link BC - Healthy Eating for Women with Gestational Diabetes

HealthLink BC - Healthy Eating for Pregnant Women

OPTIONS FOR DELIVERY AFTER CESEREAN SECTION

Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Section & Planned Repeat Cesarean Section (Best Birth Clinic)
Options for birth after cesarean section
VBAC (SOGC)
When Labour Starts 
Preterm Labour (SOGC)

PRENATAL SCREENING

Prenatal Screening: It's Your Choice (BC)
Prenatal Screening (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario)
Prenatal Screening (SOGC)
Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn (Rh disease)
Prenatal Genetic Screening: Video
Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing
        Harmony
        Panorama

Paternity Testing 

     Genetrack

     Easy DNA
REFERRAL SERVICES AT BC WOMEN'S HOSPITAL

Fetal Diagnosis Service (FDS)
Medical Genetics

COMMUNITY RESOURCES FOR PREGNANT WOMEN & THEIR FAMILIES

Interior Health - Community Health Services - click here for links to diabetes education, breastfeeding, well baby care, prenatal classes and more
Healthy from the Start
Healthy Families BC
QuitNow! Smoking Cessation

HEALTH LINK BC

High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy
Preeclampsia 
Cesarean Section
Prematurity
Preterm Labour

BREASTFEEDING
La Leche

CORD BLOOD BANKING

Insception Lifebank
Healthcord Cryogenics

POST PARTUM DEPRESSION

Pacific Post Partum Support Group
Here to Help
Postpartum Depression (Canadian Mental Health Association)
Society of Obstetricians & Gynecologists of Canada (SOGC)
Optimal Birth BC 
Power to Push
Motherrisk
PUSH - Pregnancy & Understanding Your Sexual Health (Queen's University)
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
SOS Morning Sickness