The Marie Stopes centre in East London offers a range of affordable, quality sexual healthcare services to males and females of all ages. Easily accessible and run by caring and highly qualified staff members, it’s a place that you can always go for help, no matter what your issue or concern.
In 2013, an estimated 138,000 women in South Africa resorted to using illegal and unsafe abortion providers to terminate their pregnancies, despite the serious health risks associated with illegal terminations.
Many South Africans don’t know what their sexual and reproductive health rights are, which is why this simple guide is so important for men and women of all ages. Do you know what the Constitution says about your reproductive health rights? If not, this is for you. And if you do know the answers, please…
Every South African should know their sexual and reproductive health rights (you can read more about them here), and for women, it’s especially important to know about your right to a safe and legal abortion. Unfortunately, 30% of SA’s women don’t know that they’re legally allowed to terminate a pregnancy, which means that they turn to…
If you have questions or uncertainties about abortion, Marie Stopes is here to put your mind at ease. Below, we tell you everything you need to know about our safe abortion procedure, and if you decide to terminate, we offer our abortion services in a safe and non-judgemental environment.
Implant contraceptive: What it is, how it works, and whether it’s right for you The implant contraceptive is relatively new to South Africa, and for that reason there’s a lot of mystery and uncertainty surrounding it. Here, we explain what it is, how it works and where to get it.
The lowdown on IUDs: Loop Contraceptives If you’re considering long-term contraception, the intrauterine device (IUD, also known as ‘loop contraceptives’) is a good option for many women. Here are our most frequently asked questions about the IUD to help you decide whether it’s right for you.
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 .
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.
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