Parents, it may be a difficult topic to bring up with your child(ren), but it’s vital that girls have comprehensive knowledge about all aspects of sex when reaching their teenage years. Use this article as a guide to educating them about the potential consequences of having unsafe sex and how they can protect themselves from…
STI myth-busting The amount of false information out there, especially on the internet, is astounding and leads to the transmission of STIs and unintended pregnancies. In this article, we’re going to be focusing on STI myth-busting.
At Marie Stopes, we understand that many people avoid getting an HIV test because they are afraid of the result. There’s no need to be afraid; get tested and know your status. HIV is preventable, and you can reduce your risk by knowing your status. Early detection means early treatment and better outcomes. In this…
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.
You may have heard about ‘female Viagra’; Flibanserin (sold under the trade name, Addyi) is an FDA-approved ‘Viagra-like’ drug prescribed for the treatment of female sexual interest/arousal disorder (FSIAD) in premenopausal women. If you think you may be suffering from this arousal disorder, you can visit one of Marie Stopes South Africa’s women’s wellness clinics…
You don’t need to be embarrassed about using sex toys. Much like the topic of safe abortion, there is a certain, unwarranted stigma attached to sex toys. There is nothing wrong with enhancing your sexual pleasure.
The holiday season is finally here. For the majority of us, the office is closed and work-life goes on the back-burner. This is the perfect time for you and your partner to take some time and re-ignite your sex life by trying these intimate sex positions.
So you’ve noticed a strange discharge in your underwear and you’re freaking out a bit. Stop, breathe and relax. Vaginal discharge among sexually active women is super common, and it’s nothing to be embarrassed or scared about.
Ladies, it’s time to take control of your big O! These women’s wellness tips will help empower you to have stronger, more frequent and more satisfying climaxes, whether you’re playing with your partner or flying solo.