This year, you’ve trusted us with some of your most pressing and sensitive contraception concerns – and you may be relieved to know that lots of people have the same questions as you.
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.
There’s always a big build-up to 1 December each year, when we commemorate World Aids Day and think about things like safe sex and getting tested. But just because this date has passed doesn’t mean you can relax. Protecting yourself from HIV/Aids is something you need to think about every day, particularly if you’re in…
When Karen*, aged 43, discovered she was pregnant, it was a massive shock. Her two kids were already out of the house, and with nappies, schooling and the teen years behind her, she simply couldn’t imagine raising another child – nor could she afford to. Her financial situation simply didn’t allow for another baby.
A healthy vagina is vital to a woman’s confidence and overall wellbeing. The good news is that you don’t need any special lotions, potions or expensive care to keep it feeling great!
As we mark the start of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, it’s important for all South Africans to understand what gender-based violence is and what they can do to support its many victims.
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!
When Rakhi* discovered she was pregnant at the age of 23, she knew she was not in a position to bring a child into the world. Even though she’d been dating her boyfriend since they were at university, she was not sure that they were ready to have a child.
Marie Stopes Sandton is a safe, welcoming place for all clients, geared towards providing the highest level of care to anyone of reproductive age.