By practicing safe sex, you will prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infection (STIs) and minimise the risk of unplanned pregnancy.
Safe sex - an overview
Affection, love and sex are important aspects of life. But sexual activity can also be associated with risks and health problems. Learn more here.
Oral sex and mouth care
Mouth sores can be caused as a result of oral sex. If you think you have developed mouth sores it is important to seek medical advice.
Top 10 safety tips for music festivals
Music festivals can be an amazing experience. Whether it’s one day or a weekend-long event, these 10 tips can help you stay safe while still having a blast.
Sexually transmitted infections (STI)
Sex is part of a healthy relationship, but can carry risks. Learn about safe sex, STIs, spotting symptoms, and what to do if you get infected.
A vasectomy is a surgical procedure that sterilises a man. Read more about the vasectomy procedure, what to expect and how soon a vasectomy will work.
Sex and disability
People who have a medical condition that impairs their ability to lead a regular sex life may feel concerned or worried about having sex.
Diaphragm (contraceptive device)
The diaphragm sits inside the vagina and prevents sperm reaching the womb. It’s less effective than other methods of contraception.
Fertility awareness (natural family planning)
Fertility awareness is a natural way to avoid getting pregnant. It means not having sex when you are fertile, but it is not as reliable as other forms of contraception. Learn more here.
Tubal ligation (or female sterilisation) is a permanent form of surgical contraception. Learn more here about the benefits, risks and alternatives.