This year, South Africa celebrates 20 years since the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act was passed making access to safe abortion care the right of any female bodied person up to the 20th week of pregnancy. That being said, we still see an estimated 52% of abortions being done in the informal market. Why?…
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Childbirth is possibly the most personal experience for women. Today, there are more childbirth options for expectant mothers than ever before. Read through our Blog for interesting experiences, problems and solutions regarding pregnancy and women’s wellness.
If you’re looking for legal abortion services or safe, reliable sexual healthcare services, you’ve probably come across the Marie Stopes name.
Here’s the very first thing you need to know about anal sex: it’s is not the kind of thing you want to rush into. Anal sex, without the proper preparation, can be painful, risky and unpleasant. However, if you know what to expect and you prepare yourself properly, you may actually enjoy it – after…
Do you notice that your weight tends to fluctuate with the seasons; that a few extra kilos creep in during the colder months? You’re definitely not alone!
If you’ve ever had a question about your period but have been too shy to ask, this article is for you. Remember: at Marie Stopes, nothing is embarrassing, off-limits or weird, so let’s dive in!
Ever sat down on the toilet and felt a searing, burning pain when you tried to urinate? It may also have felt like you couldn’t properly empty your bladder – hardly surprising when it feels like you’re pushing razor blades out of your urethra!
Last week we saw a heavy end to episode 5 of #MTVShugaDS- Sol raping Tsholo. This is a reality that many South Africans face, the Police crime statistics released in September 2015 state that in 2014/2015 there were a total of 53 617 sexual offences reported to the South African Police Services which translates to…
Let’s be honest, ladies: we all get a little self-conscious about our vaginas and whether they’re as clean, healthy and fresh as they could be. But despite how many of us think about it, we hardly ever talk about it out loud.
Have you noticed that your periods are irregular or that you miss them altogether – even though you’re not pregnant? This happens to a lot of women, for a variety of reasons.
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