Adapted From:

Haemophilia. Rev. edn. Melbourne: HFA, 2013 2MB

Living with mild haemophilia: a guide. Melbourne: HFA, 2011 2.95MB


Australian Bleeding Disorders Registry. Annual Report 2019-20. Canberra: National Blood Authority, 2020. [PDF, 2.4MB]

Australian Haemophilia Centre Directors' Organisation. Guidelines for the management of haemophilia in Australia. Canberra: National Blood Authority, 2016.

Hermans C, Kulkarni R. Women with bleeding disorders. Haemophilia. 2018;24(Suppl. 6):29-36.

World Federation of Hemophilia. Guidelines for the management of hemophilia. 3rd edn. Haemophilia 2020; 26(Suppl. 6): 1-158.


Some sections in this publication were originally published by the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) and the Canadian Hemophilia Society (CHS) and have been adapted with permission. The WFH and CHS are not responsible for any inaccuracies in content different from the content of the original English editions.


Many thanks to the HFA Women with Bleeding Disorders Consumer Review Panel and the Mild Haemophilia Health Professional Review Panel for their suggestions on topics and content to include.

This booklet was reviewed by Leonie Mudge and Kate Lenthen from Australia/New Zealand Haemophilia Social Workers’ and Counsellors’ Group; Anne Jackson, Penny McCarthy, Megan Walsh and Claire Bell from Australian Haemophilia Nurses’ Group; Ian d’Young, Abi Polus and Wendy Poulsen from Australian and New Zealand Physiotherapy Haemophilia Group; Katherine Rose, Senior Genetic Counsellor, Monash Medical Centre, Victoria; Dr Chris Barnes, Dr Simon Brown, Dr Simon McRae and Dr John Rowell from Australian Haemophilia Centre Directors’ Organisation; and bleeding disorder community representatives from HFA Haemophilia and Women’s Project Consumer Review Groups.

Inheritance and information about women was reviewed by Dr Julie Curtin, Dr Jane Mason and Dr Stephanie P'ng from Australian Haemophilia Centre Directors’ Organisation in October 2018.

Date last reviewed: August 2021