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How to take care of your partner when they are infected with COVID-19

It is important to take good care of your partner if they are infected with COVID-19, not only physically, but also emotionally. We strongly encourage physical isolation as far as possible if someone is known or suspected to have COVID-19. …

Sex and COVID-19

Is sex safe during the COVID-19 pandemic? Sex is safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, but not all sex is safe.  Take the following things into consideration: 1. Don’t have sex with sick partners (even if the diagnosis of COVID-19…
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Sex in the third trimester of pregnancy

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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Sexual Health Tests: What You Need When

Published in Clicks Clubcard Magazine, June 2015. Knowing your ‘status’ isn’t only about HIV. Getting checked out for other STIs is crucial to protect your health – and your fertility. Flavoured condoms for everyone? This is…
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Let’s talk about sex

In today’s complicated and tricky world, sex is becoming an increasingly more difficult thing to define. “Sex” can mean vastly different things to different people. Each person has their own particular definition of what it means to…