Posts filed under: contraception

Men are not just for sperm

The idea of the ‘traditional’ family unit has changed significantly over the past 20 years. It’s no longer unusual to find families with same sex parents and single parenthood is no longer taboo, says lifestyle coach Olga Levancuka . The new […]

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for a Great Sex Life in 2016

Now that January is over and most of your New Year’s resolutions have faded away, now is the time to make a new resolution for your sex life. And there’s absolutely no reason why New Year’s resolutions shouldn’t be fun. […]

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The Five Most Unusual Yet Brilliant Lubes Ever Invented…

There are a lot of lubes out there, take it from us. Our friends at Freedoms Shop have made it their mission to stock the best selection of sexual health products in the UK, so as you can imagine, they spend their days surrounded […]

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How to Ruin Your Sex Life in Seven Easy Steps

It can take years and years of practice to build up a sexual repertoire and skillset to be proud of – but ruining your sex life is worryingly easy. From small bedroom faux-pas to huge oversights, here are seven simple […]

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12 Common Myths About Contraception – Debunked!

From doing it standing to bathing after sex, there are some optimistic – and outright bizarre – fallacies surrounding effective contraception. Here, our friends at Freedoms debunk and discredit 12 of the most common myths about contraception to help you avoid […]

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What Puts People off Using Condoms?

Despite more than 440,000 STI diagnoses made in the UK in 2014, a significant number of under 25s are still having unprotected sex. Under 25s are one of the most at-risk groups, with 15% admitting to having unprotected sex with […]

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What to Expect From a GUM Clinic Visit

Visiting a sexual health clinic for the first time can seem like a daunting experience – with a degree of uncertainty about what to expect. However, all NHS sexual health clinics have been developed to make the experience as simple […]

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The morning after the night before: what to do after having sex without a condom

By Sarah Wild, healthcare journalist and editor It’s better to be safe than sorry. But if you weren’t safe, it’s time to get practical (plenty of time to feel sorry about things later). If you’ve had sex without a condom […]

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Prevention: types of contraception and protection and where to access them

In the UK, doctors report that, incredibly, they are still seeing people who believe in contraceptive practices such as ‘doing it standing up’ or ‘trying to pull out before he comes’. There is also a dangerous trend of young girls […]

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