Implant contraceptive: What it is, how it works, and whether it’s right for you The implant contraceptive is relatively new to South Africa, and for that reason there’s a lot of mystery and uncertainty surrounding it. Here, we explain what it is, how it works and where to get it.
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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 a woman living or working in Soweto, and have decided to have an abortion, it’s very important that you choose a legal abortion provider. Illegal clinics are easily found throughout the area, but they must be avoided at all costs, because they can put your health and even your life in danger.
The lowdown on IUDs: Loop Contraceptives If you’re considering long-term contraception, the intrauterine device (IUD, also known as ‘loop contraceptives’) is a good option for many women. Here are our most frequently asked questions about the IUD to help you decide whether it’s right for you.
If you’re looking to make a New Year’s resolution you’ll actually keep, how about this one: resolve to have the best sex of your life in 2015! These five sexy resolutions will give you a steamier love life and keep you safe from nasty STIs in 2015 and beyond.
Red hot holiday sex, risk free! The holidays are just around the corner and that means drinks will be flowing, spirits will be high, and inhibitions will be at an all-time low. Many people indulge in a summer fling or two, and it can be exhilarating, especially when there are no strings attached.
Celebrating sexual and reproductive health rights in SA South Africa is one of the few societies that legally protect its citizen’s sexual and reproductive health rights. What this means is that all South Africans are free to express and exercise their sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR), and that the choices they make are…
11 practical ways you can support the 16 Days of Activism campaign Despite our liberal constitution that protects the rights and personal safety of all its citizens, South Africa still has very high levels of violence against women and children. Each year, the 16 Days of Activism campaign aims to raise awareness around the…
Surprising facts about knowing your HIV status With World Aids Day coming up on 1 December, getting tested is top of mind for many people – but it’s also causing a lot of people to bury their heads in the sand!
Every year in South Africa, the 16 Days of Activism campaign takes place to raise awareness about gender-based violence and violence against women and children. The aim of the campaign is to highlight abuse, challenge perpetrators to change their behaviour, and bring high-level governmental commitment to ending it. The campaign also aims to raise…
About the Marie Stopes centre in Cape Town The Cape Town branch of Marie Stopes is situated at 91 Bree Street in the city centre, and has been in operation since 1993. It offers a complete range of sexual healthcare services for men and women, including: Safe abortions up to 20 weeks Contraceptive advice and…
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