First things first: it’s completely normal to experience vaginal discharge. These secretions serve a number of vital functions, including cleaning and moistening the vagina, helping to get rid of bad bacteria, and fighting infection.
This year, South Africa celebrates 20 years since the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act was passed making access to safe abortion care the right of any female bodied person up to the 20th week of pregnancy. That being said, we still see an estimated 52% of abortions being done in the informal market. Why?…
If you’re looking for legal abortion services or safe, reliable sexual healthcare services, you’ve probably come across the Marie Stopes name.
If you’ve ever had a question about your period but have been too shy to ask, this article is for you. Remember: at Marie Stopes, nothing is embarrassing, off-limits or weird, so let’s dive in!
Ever sat down on the toilet and felt a searing, burning pain when you tried to urinate? It may also have felt like you couldn’t properly empty your bladder – hardly surprising when it feels like you’re pushing razor blades out of your urethra!
Let’s be honest, ladies: we all get a little self-conscious about our vaginas and whether they’re as clean, healthy and fresh as they could be. But despite how many of us think about it, we hardly ever talk about it out loud.
Have you noticed that your periods are irregular or that you miss them altogether – even though you’re not pregnant? This happens to a lot of women, for a variety of reasons.
A significant percentage of women fall pregnant by mistake, so if you’re worried that you may be facing an unplanned pregnancy, you’re not alone. Pregnancy symptoms can appear even to those who take precautions, like using birth control or condoms, are not completely safe from a slip-up. Condoms can break, and birth control may be…
A healthy vagina is critical to your overall wellness, plus it will give you the confidence to enjoy your sex life to its fullest. Here are 9 things you can do to keep your vagina in its best possible health.
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