For information about contraception, pregnancy options and sexual health in Victoria
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Posted May 17, 2022 |Category: abortion, access

Can where you live affect the healthcare you get? Read more to find out more about how the postcode lottery affects abortion services.

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Posted April 04, 2022 |Category: sexual health, relationships

Openly discussing STIs is not something we are taught to do, but it’s an important part of caring for ourselves and others! So what's the best way to go about telling people if you have an STI?

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Posted March 04, 2022 |Category: abortion

This Women's History Month, take a look at some of the major milestones in bringing about accessible and safe abortions for Victorians.  

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Posted January 31, 2022 |Category: sexual health

Guest contributor Dr Madeleine explains why lube might be a great addition to your next sexual experience.

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Posted January 05, 2022 |Category: health rights

Dr Madeleine breaks down what is - and ISN'T - okay behaviour to expect in different health appointments.

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Posted December 06, 2021 |Category: sex education

One of our team members reflects on what sex ed was like, and what she's learnt since.

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Posted October 28, 2021 |Category: general

Does leaving lockdown feel a bit weird? Need a transitional activities? Try these 10 activity ideas loosely related to all things sexual and reproductive health!

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Posted September 20, 2021 |Category: sexual health

Getting a sexual health test can seem a bit awkward - but knowing what to expect can help!

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Posted August 01, 2021 |Category: sexual health, health professional

One sexual health nurse reveals why she can't get enough of her job - talking all things STIs, safety and fun!

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Posted June 30, 2021 |Category: abortion

1 in 4 women will have an abortion in their lives - so odds are, you'll need to support someone having an abortion someday! Here's a few tips on how to do it.

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Posted June 21, 2021 |Category: contraception

If you've just had a baby, having another one immediately is probably not a priority! So what's the deal with breastfeeding and contraception?

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Posted May 24, 2021 |Category: contraception

One of our workers gets a Contraceptive Implant inserted - and shares all!

Abortion Laws
Posted April 08, 2021 |Category: abortion, health rights

Abortion is a safe and legal medical procedure in Victoria. So what exactly does that mean?

Medicare
Posted April 06, 2021 |Category: health rights, young people, cost

Explaining the green card and what you can do with it.

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Posted April 19, 2022 |Category: abortion

Guest contributor Dr Madeleine explains how exactly a medication abortion works, and addresses some common questions people have about them.

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Posted March 21, 2022 |Category: sexual health

1 in 6 Australians will have an STI at some point in their lives! Guest contributor Dr Madeleine myth-busts the top 5 most common misconceptions about STIs in our latest blog.

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Posted February 15, 2022 |Category: contraception

Ever wonder if getting an IUD will hurt, be embarassing or worth it? 4 people share their IUD experiences!

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Posted January 18, 2022 |Category: sexual health

While most STIs are curable - ALL STIs are treatable! Find out what this means here...

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Posted December 20, 2021 |Category: contraception

Dr Madeleine joins us again to chat about how contraception affects your period.

International Students
Posted November 15, 2021 |Category: multicultural health, sexual health, health rights

International students have a lot of things to think about before studying abroad. These are some of the things I wish I knew before I became an international student, myself.

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Posted September 28, 2021 |Category: abortion

Our guest contributor, Dr Madeleine, shares her thoughts on this common anxiety.

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Posted August 24, 2021 |Category: contraception

Weight gain, bleeding and mood swings...can contraception really cause these side effects, and how likely are they?

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Posted July 19, 2021 |Category:

Since 2017, the Pap smear has been replaced by a HPV or Cervical Screening Test (CST). So, what's the difference?

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Posted June 30, 2021 |Category: sexual health

STIs such as chlamydia and syphilis are on the rise! So how do STIs get spread? 

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Posted June 08, 2021 |Category: LGBTQIA+

4 trans and gender diverse people share with us what they wished their health professionals knew.

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Posted May 04, 2021 |Category: abortion, access, cost

How much does an abortion cost? How come the price varies so much? Where can I find an affordable abortion service? Find out in this week's blog post.

Contraception
Posted April 06, 2021 |Category: contraception

Contraceptive failure is one of the biggest causes of unplanned pregnancy. So what causes contraception to fail, and what can we do about it?