As part of Marie Stopes International’s #makewomenmatter campaign, we’re taking a look at abortions in South Africa and why it’s so important to make the safe and legal choice. That’s right: in our country, abortions are legal, which means there’s no reason to jeopardise your health, and possibly your life, by choosing the illegal…
One of the biggest myths surrounding pregnancy is that you can’t fall pregnant while you’re breastfeeding. This is definitely not true, so if you’re not ready for another baby, you need to protect yourself against surprises!
Do contraceptives increase my risk of cancer? Many women worry that using certain types of birth control can increase their risk of cancer. The information below provides all the facts you need to make an informed choice when concerned about contraceptives and cancer .
Safe, effective contraceptives to use when breastfeeding One of the biggest myths surrounding pregnancy is that you can’t fall pregnant while you’re breastfeeding. This is definitely not true, so if you’re not ready for another baby, you need to protect yourself against surprises! Here is some more information on contraceptives and breastfeeding.
5 ways masturbation improves your health & sex life While figures vary, surveys report that upwards of 80% of people masturbate, with some surveys putting the number as high as 92%! That means that ‘everybody does it’ – it’s absolutely normal.
Most important health checks for women’s wellness October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, but in truth, every month should be focused on the good health of women. The earlier illness is detected, the more effectively it can be treated.
Cost of contraceptives: Choosing between short-term contraceptives and LARC You may be wondering what really is the difference between long term contraceptives and short term contraceptive methods?
Top 5 sexual health tips for men There’s nothing sexier than a confident man, and confidence comes from knowing you’re free from infections and practicing responsible sexual behaviour.
What is HPV and how can a vaccine protect me? HPV, the human papillomavirus, is a sexually transmitted infection that causes most cases of cervical cancer in women.
Cervical cancer: Are you at risk? September is cervical cancer awareness month in South Africa, and we’re taking a look at the facts that every woman needs to know about this serious but largely detectable disease.