Is it true that you can’t fall pregnant on your period? Or that being on the pill for too long will make it harder to conceive? Below we debunk these and other common pregnancy myths.
Did you know that one out of every three South African adolescents did not give consent for her first sexual experience? That means that a third of all South African girls are raped.
Have you ever noticed anti-choice protesters demonstrating outside sexual health clinics? These people believe women aren’t entitled to reproductive health rights, and are trying to scare or humiliate them for utilising these services.
When it comes to choosing a contraceptive, there are three questions that most people ask: Is it effective? Is it safe to use? Is it affordable?
So you want to carry protection but you don’t want the world to know about it – especially not your parents or a nosy sibling!
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…
Discovering you have an unwanted pregnancy can be a huge shock, and it’s important to take some time to consider the options available to you before making a decision.
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.