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September 2016

5 Abortion Myths

Abortion myths based on fictitious stories and doctrine make life difficult for women seeking this medical procedure.  Abortion is a medical procedure that has been performed for thousands of years and has only recently become stigmatized in the 19th century... Continue Reading →

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ABCs of STIs

We always talk about unplanned pregnancy but let’s not forget about  sexually transmitted infections (STIs). STIs are quite common and not restricted to infecting a certain ‘type’ despite the stigma they may carry. TYPES There are 3 main types of... Continue Reading →

Natural, No-hormones contraception

The ancient philosopher, Aristotle, wrote in The History of Animals VII, part 3 (350 B.C.E), that to avoid conception, women must prevent the ‘womb’ from coming in contact with the male sperm by rubbing it with cedar oil, lead ointment or... Continue Reading →

The Contraceptive Games

Rio broke the record for the greatest number of condoms being ordered for the Olympic village. 450,000 condoms were ordered for the 11,000 athletes with 45 condoms per athlete. Let’s not forget the 175,000 satchels of lubricant.Condoms were first handed... Continue Reading →

Does the Contraceptive Pill (the pill) cause cancer?

There is widespread fear about the pill ‘causing cancer.’ Looking after your health is of paramount importance to you so knowing the benefits and risks of your contraception is an important step when making choices. Two recent UK studies suggest... Continue Reading →

Glove Guide: Management and Mishaps

Read about how to put a sock on it!

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