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Sexual Health
August 30, 2020

Nine months after the night before the morning after pill

The first week of September is one of the most popular weeks for unprotected sex in South Africa. We don’t know if it’s the smell of blossoms in the air, the first rays of sun or those floral skirts parading the streets, but this time of year, people everywhere are getting it on.
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Sexual Health
August 22, 2020

The bad advice you need to question

“I heard from my second cousin’s friend that you can’t get an STD from…” This is like a terribly-played game of broken telephone – the original information may have been incorrect from the beginning, or lost down the line. And, with the internet, anyone's opinion can quickly become fake news. Here's what you should know.
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Sexual Health
November 15, 2016

Safe frisky business

Things are getting heated more often now, but you aren’t worried. You always use condoms, you’re on the Pill and you and your partner are free of STIs. You have nothing to worry about, right? Wrong. There are many other factors to think about when it comes to your sexual health. (more…)
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Sexual Health
December 13, 2015

Safe sex during the holidays

December is time for you to take a break from the daily grind! It’s a month of relaxation, fun and spending time with loved ones. It’s also a time where people let go a little and may take more risks than they usually do. Those late-night get-togethers can lead to unprotected sex, which, in turn, could lead to an unexpected surprise 9 months down the line. (more…)
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Sexual Health
December 9, 2015

I hate using condoms!

"Why would you like them to begin with? They’re rubber/plastic, and the amount of lubricant you need to use always surprises you – and let’s not mention the price!" If you sit and think about condoms, are they really ruining your sex-life? If you said yes, then let us help you change your mind. Number 1: The biggest side-effect of sex is pregnancy Yup, you read that right. Unprotected sex between a man and woman has a high chance of turning into a pregnancy. Even with the pill or other contraceptives, there’s always a chance that a woman will fall…
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Sexual Health
December 6, 2013

Condoms are all the rage in Plett

No matter what nervous parents might think about the annual Matric Rage in Plettenburg Bay, one great thing is emerging from news reports – teenagers are buying condoms by the crate load. To be honest, we’re not sure they’re always being used properly, as the sales of morning-after contraception pills has also gone through the roof, but the “condomise” message has clearly been received by SA teens. (more…)
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