contraception Tag Archive

Newcastle ranked 33rd for sexual health services provision


Grace Dean reports on the news that 87% of students believe their university could do more to promote good sexual health...

Why I love the contraceptive patch


Like many teens, I was prescribed the contraceptive pill before I was even sexually active, as a way of controlling painful periods. Unfortunately, my time on the pill was nothing...

The dark side of contraception


From my own personal experience, I have never ever had a single sexual health lesson in school. Whereas most schools promoted learning how to put a condom on a banana, which was...

A different kind of Kylie: my experience with the Kyleena IUS


When it comes to the coil, there are a few misconceptions that more often than not scare people away. It’s understandable because quite frankly, some of them are terrifying. The...

Let’s talk about contraception!


Firstly, I want to make it clear that I am not claiming to be an expert on the topic, I just want to share my own experiences. Contraception is something everyone should know and...

Spotlight on hormonal research


Research into conception and contraception is coming on in leaps and bounds. Errol Kerr has a look at the “twin genes” and Ellen Jones investigates the use of seaweed as the...