Accidents happen, but that doesn’t mean they have to affect the rest of your life. Whether the condom broke or you forgot to take your birth control, the morning after pill can help prevent unplanned pregnancy when taken within 72 hours of unprotected sex. Learn more about the availability of the morning after pill in…
Being sex positive means having an open-minded approach to everyone’s consensual sexual choices and behaviours, including your own. It means accepting your choices and others’ as healthy and normal, and not judging people for their preferences. It also means being respectful, regardless of a person’s sexual and reproductive choices, and embracing the rich tapestry that…
Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) that causes small, painful blisters that break open and turn into ulcers. There is no cure for herpes, and it’s highly contagious, which means it’s incredibly easy to catch it from a partner during unprotected sex.
Take charge of your sexual health in 2018! Here are the top five habits you should develop in 2018 to get healthy, stay healthy and enjoy a fabulous, infection-free sex life.
According to Statistics SA, roughly 12.6% of the South African population is HIV positive. That’s around one in 8 people, which means if you’re dating or in a non-monogamous relationship, there’s a pretty good chance you’ll come into contact with HIV positive partners.
In one of our recent blog posts, we covered the topic of diabetes, a serious illness that can have dire side-effects on the organs, limbs and nerves.
Have you started experiencing pain or discomfort when you’re having sex? Unless it’s your first time or you have a medical condition you’re aware of, sex shouldn’t hurt. If you’re experiencing any kind of discomfort during intercourse, you should get to your doctor, gynae or sexual healthcare clinic as soon as possible.
Recently we covered the ways you can help stay clear of yeast infections in summer, but what if your symptoms are telling you something else?
It’s understandable to feel a little nervous before your first gynae visit, but the good news is that you don’t have to. To help put you at ease, here’s a handy guide to exactly what you can expect at your first check-up.
So you’ve just finished getting busy when you look down and realise… there’s blood on the sheets. You’re not on your period and it isn’t your first time, so what’s going on – and more importantly, should you do something about it?