The reality is that accidents happen. If you have unprotected sex, forget to take birth control pills or a condom breaks during sex, emergency contraception is available to you through Marie Stopes South Africa to prevent an unplanned pregnancy. This type of emergency contraception is known as the morning-after pill. Learn more about the availability…
Endometriosis is a gynaecological medical condition whereby the tissue that forms the lining of your uterus grows outside of the uterine cavity; the lining is known as the endometrium.
Childbirth is possibly the most personal experience for women. Today, there are more childbirth options for expectant mothers than ever before including: vaginal births, home births, elective Cesarean section and even water births which can be performed at home – let’s explore the different options for you to decide which one suits you best.
‘I’m HIV+, I have AIDS.’ ‘All contraception prevents STIs.’ There is unfortunately a lot of false information regarding HIV, AIDS and STIs, which can lead to unnecessary infection. Marie Stopes South Africa is dedicated to ensuring you have access – and resources – to safeguard your sexual and reproductive health.
The 21st of March marks a pivotal moment in South Africa’s history. Human Rights Day is linked to the atrocities that occurred in Sharpville on March 21, 1960. At this time in South Africa, Apartheid was in full force under the National Party regime. It was a system of institutionalised racial segregation that existed in…
Your doctor has told you that you’re pregnant. Congratulations! Celebrate with friends and family into the early hours of the morning…but don’t drink any alcohol; consumption of alcohol can cause irreparable damage to your unborn baby.
‘Better the balance, better the world.’ This uplifting statement expresses the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day which takes place on 8 March 2019. The theme focuses on the need for continued efforts by everyone, no matter where you are, to create a gender-balanced world.
Cape Town. ‘My Body, My Choice.’ The Blue Ribbon campaign supports women’s rights to safe and legal abortions. Furthermore, we aim to empower women with access to accurate information and resources about safe abortions so that they are able to make an informed choice about their sexual and reproductive health.
The different types of female contraceptives Marie Stopes South Africa is driven to provide knowledge to the public about sexual and reproductive health. We’ve compiled a quick-study guide about the different types of female contraception.
Experiencing problems in the bedroom? There are physical and psychological factors that can contribute to a low sex-drive such as medical conditions, low self-esteem, anxiety, and depression. Marie Stopes South Africa’s Women’s Wellness services are here to help you.