Imagine this scenario: A young woman finds herself facing an unplanned pregnancy. She panics: She’s not ready to have a baby and she anguishes over what to do. Finally, she makes a choice. Over the years, she wonders whether she did the right thing, and at times, she regrets the decision she made.
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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.
Lots of women work hard to maintain a healthy figure, so it can be alarming when you hear that your contraceptive could make you gain weight. You might not want to fall pregnant, but you still want to fit into your skinny jeans!
Hands up if you’ve ever sent or received a sexy text message. Don’t be shy, loads of us are into sexting – using text messages to share seductive thoughts and suggestions with someone you’re into. It can be a huge turn-on to communicate using suggestive language and racy photos of yourself, and if you’re in…
It’s a quick, simple procedure that takes just minutes – but it could save your life. The pap smear is one of the most basic health checks for women, and it’s also one of the most important.
The Marie Stopes centre in Gandhi Square is conveniently located in the Johannesburg CBD, making it easily accessible for anyone who needs reliable, trustworthy sexual health care or advice.
People often want to know what contributes to good sexual health, and what they can do to have a fun, fulfilling and healthy sex life. We believe that the three factors below are the most important (and if you scroll to the bottom, you’ll see our bonus tip too):
When it comes to sex, slip-ups can happen. The good news is they don’t have to result in unintended pregnancy. Whether you got caught up in the moment or the condom broke, emergency contraception like the morning-after pill can help prevent a mistake from turning into a more serious issue.
The contraceptive implant is a relatively new birth control method, which means there’s still a lot of uncertainty about it. We’ve heard some pretty strange misconceptions about it, and we want to set the record straight because we believe it’s a great long-term birth control option.
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