Every woman’s fertility timeline is different, but the short answer, according to experts, is that the ability for a woman to become pregnant decreases quite dramatically after the age of 35 – but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to have a baby.
It’s time to for our voices to shout from the rooftops: ‘No more violence against women and children!’ The 16 Days of Activism campaign endeavours to spread awareness, discuss the causes and find solutions to curb this epidemic. Show your support by wearing a white ribbon and using the hashtag, #CountMeIn on social media platforms.
Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers because of its slow growth rate and the preventative methods that are available. The disease is most commonly caused by a virus called human papillomavirus (HPV). The risk of cervical cancer is exacerbated by early sexual contact and multiple sexual partners. There are many different forms…
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Through education, early detection and support services, Marie Stopes South Africa aims to help those affected by breast cancer. In our endeavour to provide essential awareness about breast cancer, here is a five-step guide explaining how you can perform a breast self-exam to check for symptoms of breast cancer.
International Safe Abortion Day takes place annually on 28 September. It’s an international campaign to provide awareness that women have a human right to safe abortion. There is a global stigma attached to the word ‘abortion’. It seems to be a social taboo that exists but shouldn’t be spoken about and unfortunately, this leads to…
Tinder is now almost synonymous with millennial dating culture; if you have a single friend, chances are she is on Tinder looking for her next partner! It’s no surprise why, either, it’s a super convenient app which eliminates the need to go to a bar and seek out a suiter, and you can chat with…
Endometriosis is a painful reproductive system disorder in which the tissue that usually lines the inside of the uterus grows outside the uterus. Millions of women around the world suffer from endometriosis, which is the leading cause of infertility and chronic pelvic pain.
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.
A urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common infections that women experience, with roughly one out of two women affected at least once in her life. That means if you’re a woman, there’s a fifty percent chance you’ve either had a UTI or will be affected by one in your lifetime.
We may be well into the 21st century, but widespread stigma still exists around HIV/Aids – and, according to Huffington Post, may be even more dangerous than the disease itself.