Dr Glenda McLaren
Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Dr Glenda McLaren
Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

What to expect from your Cervical Screening Test (CST) results

Cervical Screening Test

After your Cervical Screening Test (CST), your results usually come back from the lab in about 1-3 weeks. Depending on what you have previously arranged with your GP Doctor, Clinic or Gynaecologist, you may receive a phone call, or have a consultation for your results, and information about any next steps you need to take. […]

A Hormonal Intra-Uterine Device, like the Mirena in Australia, can be an option to help women suffering from Heavy Menstrual Bleeding (HMB) 

Hormonal Intra-Uterine Device

Long-acting, pill-free contraception, such as intra-uterine devices (IUDs) is becoming very popular with women around the world including Australia. There are currently two types of hormonal IUDs available to women in Australia, Mirena and Kyleena. Kyleena is slightly smaller than Mirena and contains a slightly lower amount of hormone. This article discusses Mirena specifically, however, […]

How can I tell if I have Heavy Menstrual Bleeding, and what treatment options are available?

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

What is Heavy Menstrual Bleeding or Menorrhagia? Heavy periods or heavy menstrual bleeding, also known as menorrhagia, are common and affect around one in three Australian women, typically in the 30-50-year-old age group.   Unfortunately, heavy periods can enormously impact some women’s day-to-day lives, with pain and discomfort that is detrimental to a woman’s physical, social, […]

Welcoming Dr Huda Safa to Bloom Women’s Health

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Bloom Women’s Health is delighted to welcome Dr Huda Safa to our team. Dr Safa is a highly experienced Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and has worked at the Mater Mothers’ Hospital in Brisbane since 2013. She will run consultations and procedures with Bloom private patients on Mondays.  On other days, Dr Safa will continue to see […]

Introducing Bloom Women’s Health

Caring, full-service health support specially designed for Queensland women “Women in particular need to keep an eye on their physical and mental health, because if we are scurrying to and from appointments and errands, we don’t have a lot of time to take care of ourselves. We need to do a better job of putting […]