Taz*, a 20-year-old student, was in a long-distance relationship when she discovered she was pregnant. “We’d been a bit careless when he’d come to visit me,” Taz says, adding that after some spontaneous unprotected sex, she’d taken the morning after pill. “Now I know the morning after pill is only 85% effective, because after he…
People try some crazy forms of contraception to avoid falling pregnant. Here we’re sharing some of the weird contraceptives and methods we hear about – but be warned, don’t try these at home!
As today is International Nurse’s Day, we thought we would take the time to show some appreciation to these superheroes. Marie Stopes’ centres are set around a model where our nurses are the heart of the healthcare that we provide.
Take a moment to think about men who date around and act on their sexual impulses, or have sex with different women. What do you think about these guys?
“Discovering that I was pregnant last year was a huge shock. I already had three teenaged children, and my husband and I knew we couldn’t grow our family any bigger.”
These days, we’re living incredibly busy lives. Between hectic work schedules, socialising, and squeezing in time for family, it can be almost impossible to meet your soulmate during your day to day life. That’s why lots of people are turning to online dating.
For decades, contraception has empowered women and improved their quality of life, giving them the freedom to choose when or if to become parents.
Blowjobs, head, rimming, fellatio, cunnilingus, telling the kitty a secret – whatever you call it, oral sex is one of the most popular and intimate sex acts. It’s also a great way to stimulate each other with your mouths without the risk of pregnancy.
Maybe the condom broke or perhaps you just got caught up in the moment. Either way, it’s the morning after the night before, and you’ve realised you may be at risk of an unplanned pregnancy. You need an immediate, reliable solution.
It’s so important to know your rights, and that goes for your sexual healthcare rights too. Here are a few things you might not have known about the South African Constitution and its stance on sexual healthcare rights.