Puberty, periods and growing up can be exciting but also daunting, that's why we've pulled together loads of information about common topics and questions.
What To Do If You Think You're Pregnant
First things first, what signs might suggest you are pregnant?
Cervical Cancer is a big deal, so big that every year in Australia 700 women are diagnosed.
STDS. How To Prevent Sexually Transmitted Diseases
STD stands for Sexually Transmitted Disease and can be passed from person to person during sexual activity.
Hepatitis B (or Hep B) is a very serious and incurable virus that causes inflammation of the liver.
Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
HPV is not just one virus, it’s a family of virus types, some of which can cause genital warts, as well as other more ‘high risk’ illnesses, one of which is cervical cancer.
AIDS and HIV
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a virus that can really mess up the body’s immune system.
Herpes is a virus that, once you get it, will always remain in your body (although it won't always be active).
Gonorrhoea is a STD caused by bacteria, which can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and infertility if left undiagnosed.
Pubic lice are small insects that live in pubic and body hair, sometimes referred to as ‘crabs’.
How Does the Contraceptive Pill Work?
The Pill we talk about here refers to all the oral hormonal method of contraception.
Trichomoniasis affects the vagina, cervix, urethra and bladder in the form of an infection.