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Sex in the third trimester

From my perspective as a sexologist, I think it is important for couples to maintain an emotional and physically intimate relationship right through pregnancy.  You need to be as close as possible to face the challenges ahead and come out…
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HIV and safe conception

By Dr. Elna Rudolph and Dr. Jireh Serfontein. Before the introduction of antiretroviral therapy (ART), healthcare providers discouraged childbearing due to the risk of HIV transmission (to uninfected partners as well as from mother-to-child). Read…
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Things to do before you fall pregnant

Did you know that there are many things that you can do before you fall pregnant to increase your chances of having a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby? Here are some of them… Get a full physical examination and ask your doctor to check…
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No sex, no baby

By Dr. Elna Rudolph. Published in The Specialist Forum, Jan/Feb 2015. For those who do not desire to fall pregnant, it seems almost unavoidable and for those couples who would desperately like to have a child, it can feel almost impossible.…