Hearing Khensani say to Tsholo “I’m only 15, I can’t be pregnant” makes us think of all the old wives’ tales we hear about fertility and pregnancy. Below we debunk these and other common pregnancy myths.
Have you been telling yourself year after year that this is the year you’ll get healthy, only to see your resolutions fail by February?
The topic of pap smears, HPV and cervical cancer is relevant to any woman who is 21 or older, so if that’s you – or your partner, friends, siblings or the women in your community – listen up and help spread the word.
First time sex is fun and unforgettable. It can also be strange and awkward, so think about the kind of person you want to share the experience with. Having a caring, considerate and sensitive partner who respects your wishes – and being the same kind of partner in return – is key to creating a…
Pregnancy does not protect you from sexually transmitted infections (STIs). In fact, they can cause serious complications for you and your unborn child if left untreated.
With March being TB Awareness Month, it’s the ideal time to learn about this contagious but treatable, curable and preventable disease.
Let’s be honest, many of us can’t even conceive of a world without smartphones and the reason for this- social media!
Not only is it easier than ever to meet people online, but these days it’s normal and socially acceptable too.
When we first meet Sister Williams*, her hands are adorned with a Manual Vacuum Aspirator in one and a pair of forceps in the other. The room is warm, with an industrial fan drowning the moans of her patient. She is in the process of completing her second abortion for the day, with four more…
You probably already know that when it comes to having sex, you should be using protection every time. But you might not know the golden rule about protection: if you aren’t comfortable enough talking condoms, STIs and sex risks with your partner, you shouldn’t be having sex with them in the first place.