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Women and children are the most vulnerable in every humanitarian crisis. The earthquake in West Sulawesi, which took place in January, was no different. A young Indonesian mother, Herlina shares her story on being displaced whilst breastfeeding her newborn baby.
At 26, Julonna Peterson of St Vincent is one of the youngest executive directors of an IPPF Member Association. Driven by a passion for volunteering and helping others, Julonna’s immediate focus upon taking up the role in January 2021 was to coordinate and manage an emergency response following the devastating volcanic eruption on the island.
Like many of our Member Associations, Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia (PPAZ), acted swiftly in March 2020 to develop a new and efficient strategic approach to healthcare delivery for its clients. PPAZ introduced an initiative that, for the first time, offered self-managed contraceptive care to women and young people.
There is no doubt that self-care is an essential part of your health. It is sometimes more frequently associated with mental health, but it can also play a big role towards improving physical health and wellbeing too.
Whether you’re considering preventing an unintended pregnancy, or thinking about fertility care, contraception is an important topic for many people.
Abortion self-care usually includes the self-administration of medical abortion but could also mean self-management of other aspects of the abortion process, such as the post-abortion care. It can also empower you to decide if you want to involve others in your decision and throughout the process.
Whether you’re looking to prevent an unintended pregnancy, or thinking about fertility care, contraception can play a key role. In this blog, we'll explore how you can self-manage contraception & fertility.
It is important to remember that most STIs are curable or treatable. The earlier you know your status, the quicker you can get treatment and care. Here will talk about self-testing for HPV, gonorrhoea, chlamydia, and trichomoniasis.
Giving birth and having a baby can be a very exciting time in your life. To enjoy a positive pregnancy and childbirth experience, our tips and information may help you care for your body and enjoy your pregnancy to the fullest.
As population figures project that the global population has gone up, we ponder is this by choice or chance? Are people choosing not to have more children during a pandemic, or have people been unable to access contraceptive services?