Category Archives: Sexual Health

What is a sexual health educator?


Sexual Health Education is about a lot more than preventing unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. Everyone has the right to access sexual health education relevant to their needs, and that helps promote a happy, healthy and safe sexual life. … Continue reading

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Help Us Help You!


A healthy vagina contains many different types of bacteria. The presence of these ‘good’ bacteria helps keep other ‘bad’ bacteria in check. Any imbalance in the number and type of bacteria that are present in the vagina has a direct … Continue reading

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My Pap test came back abnormal! Do I have cancer?!


In November 2009, my doctor’s office called and asked me to discuss my recent Pap test.  I didn’t think too much of it at the time and agreed to come in the following day. At my appointment, my GP advised … Continue reading

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