Did you know that there are 27 different types of STIs? That’s a startling amount. All STIs can be prevented by using contraception, so please practice safe sex at all times. In this article, we’re going to discuss an STI called Trichomoniasis. What is Trichomoniasis? Trichomoniasis is an STI caused
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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.
Last year, we covered numerous topics concerning birth control methods. If you need a recap here are a few articles to read. We understand that choosing the type of contraception that suits you best can be confusing. Emergency contraception: the morning-after pill & how it works What you need to know about hormonal contraceptives
Marie Stopes South Africa is dedicated to providing safe abortion procedures in facilities that are clean and easily accessible to the public. Medication and surgical (in-clinic) abortions are administered/performed by qualified medical professionals.
It’s said that hindsight is 20/20 which means the understanding of an event or situation after it’s happened. We want to help and provide you with information that will serve as a guide through which you can make informed decisions and ensure you are in charge of your sexual in ‘the year of hindsight,’ 2020.
Do you feel like your relationship has lost its magical spark? Don’t worry; you’re not the only one. In fact, this is a common problem that people in long-term relationships experience. The good news is that there are a lot of ways to reignite the dwindling flame. Here are five practical tips to help you…
There are several different types of hormonal contraceptive methods. The differences between them involve the type of hormone; the amount of hormone, and the way the hormone enters your body. All of them are highly effective at preventing unintended pregnancies.
Ah, the festive season is upon us again. A time filled with the chaos of visiting extended family and friends, rushing at the last minute to find presents and making everything perfect for your guests. Unfortunately, the constant hustle-and-bustle can get in the way of emotional and sexual intimacy between you and your partner. Luckily,…
An ectopic pregnancy arises when the fertilised egg implants and begins to grow, outside of the uterus. It cannot be left untreated as it can cause life-threatening bleeding. Here’s everything you need to know about an ectopic pregnancy. An ectopic pregnancy usually occurs in one of your fallopian tubes (the tube that carries the fertilised…
The Abortion Stigma in South Africa There is a global stigma attached to the word ‘abortion’. It carries negative connotations such as ‘dirty’, ‘embarrassment’ and ‘humiliation’; this leads to women seeking ‘backstreet’ abortions, which are illegal, unsafe and often ineffective. Today, we’re fighting back in an effort to erase abortion stigma in South Africa.
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