Your good advice checklist

At age 20

  • If you’ve never seen a gynaecologist, make an appointment.
  • Protect yourself against human papillomavirus (HPV).
  • Find out what’s new in contraception.
  • Don’t let your guard down against STIs.

At age 30

  • Have your ovarian reserve tested to estimate your eggs.
  • If you want to have children, arrange a preconception appointment.
  • It’s a good time to freeze your eggs.
  • Tone your pelvic floor.

At age 40

  • Don’t forget your annual mammogram.
  • Don’t waste time if you want children.
  • Pay more attention to diet and exercise.
  • Contraception.

At age 50

  • Look after your heart.
  • Have a bone densitometry.
  • Hormone replacement therapy.
  • Anti-aging treatments.

After age 60

  • Exercise daily.
  • Practise personal hygiene to prevent vaginal infections.
  • Don’t isolate yourself and take up a hobby.
  • Don’t forget about your gynaecological examinations.