Did you know that having regular pap smears is one of the best gifts you can give your body? If that sounds strange, consider the fact that a pap smear can detect changes that can lead to cervical cancer in the future. That’s right: it could indicate that cancer could strike, giving you the best…
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Childbirth is possibly the most personal experience for women. Today, there are more childbirth options for expectant mothers than ever before. Read through our Blog for interesting experiences, problems and solutions regarding pregnancy and women’s wellness.
What you need to know about cheap ‘pain free’ abortions It was Thandi’s* worst nightmare: she was about to start studying towards her dream career when she found out she was pregnant. She knew this could ruin all her future plans, plus she wasn’t even sure that she and her boyfriend were all that serious.
Imagine this scenario: A young woman finds herself facing an unplanned pregnancy. She panics: She’s not ready to have a baby and she anguishes over what to do. Finally, she makes a choice. Over the years, she wonders whether she did the right thing, and at times, she regrets the decision she made.
Lots of women work hard to maintain a healthy figure, so it can be alarming when you hear that your contraceptive could make you gain weight. You might not want to fall pregnant, but you still want to fit into your skinny jeans!
Hands up if you’ve ever sent or received a sexy text message. Don’t be shy, loads of us are into sexting – using text messages to share seductive thoughts and suggestions with someone you’re into. It can be a huge turn-on to communicate using suggestive language and racy photos of yourself, and if you’re in…
It’s a quick, simple procedure that takes just minutes – but it could save your life. The pap smear is one of the most basic health checks for women, and it’s also one of the most important.
The Marie Stopes centre in Gandhi Square is conveniently located in the Johannesburg CBD, making it easily accessible for anyone who needs reliable, trustworthy sexual health care or advice.
People often want to know what contributes to good sexual health, and what they can do to have a fun, fulfilling and healthy sex life. We believe that the three factors below are the most important (and if you scroll to the bottom, you’ll see our bonus tip too):
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