A lot of women worry about their vaginas: does it smell weird? Should it look like that? What about that weird discharge? But here’s the most important thing you need to know about your vagina: it’s designed to keep itself clean with the help of natural secretions.
“People find it hard to believe that some women don’t want to be moms, but I didn’t,” says Grace, a 32-year-old professional who faced an unwanted pregnancy last year. She’s happy to be part of group of women sharing their abortion stories to help others.
Loads of us were raised to believe that masturbation is bad. Even though it feels so good, doing it leaves you ridden with guilt and shame. Sound familiar? Well, we’re here to give you some great news: not only is masturbation totally okay, but it’s actually good for you – just like safe sex is…
Taz*, a 20-year-old student, was in a long-distance relationship when she discovered she was pregnant. “We’d been a bit careless when he’d come to visit me,” Taz says, adding that after some spontaneous unprotected sex, she’d taken the morning after pill. “Now I know the morning after pill is only 85% effective, because after he…
People try some crazy forms of contraception to avoid falling pregnant. Here we’re sharing some of the weird contraceptives and methods we hear about – but be warned, don’t try these at home!
As today is International Nurse’s Day, we thought we would take the time to show some appreciation to these superheroes. Marie Stopes’ centres are set around a model where our nurses are the heart of the healthcare that we provide.
Take a moment to think about men who date around and act on their sexual impulses, or have sex with different women. What do you think about these guys?
“Discovering that I was pregnant last year was a huge shock. I already had three teenaged children, and my husband and I knew we couldn’t grow our family any bigger.”
These days, we’re living incredibly busy lives. Between hectic work schedules, socialising, and squeezing in time for family, it can be almost impossible to meet your soulmate during your day to day life. That’s why lots of people are turning to online dating.
For decades, contraception has empowered women and improved their quality of life, giving them the freedom to choose when or if to become parents.