Your body, your choice… or is it? What are your rights when it comes to contraception and pregnancy termination? Here, we help you to understand.
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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.
In 2013, an estimated 138,000 women in South Africa resorted to using illegal and unsafe abortion providers to terminate their pregnancies, despite the serious health risks associated with illegal terminations.
Many South Africans don’t know what their sexual and reproductive health rights are, which is why this simple guide is so important for men and women of all ages. Do you know what the Constitution says about your reproductive health rights? If not, this is for you. And if you do know the answers, please…
Every South African should know their sexual and reproductive health rights (you can read more about them here), and for women, it’s especially important to know about your right to a safe and legal abortion. Unfortunately, 30% of SA’s women don’t know that they’re legally allowed to terminate a pregnancy, which means that they turn to…
If you have questions or uncertainties about abortion, Marie Stopes is here to put your mind at ease. Below, we tell you everything you need to know about our safe abortion procedure, and if you decide to terminate, we offer our abortion services in a safe and non-judgemental environment.
Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to shower your partner with affection, but this doesn’t have to mean expensive gifts or activities. Here are our five favourite ways to spoil our loved ones on 14 February. They’re guaranteed to earn you major brownie points, and best of all, none of them will break the bank.
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.
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.
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