Know The STI: Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea is an STI that is quite common among the average Nigerian, among the transport workers(who are considered to be unlearned) it is very common every STI is literally gonorrhea to them. This, however, doesn’t mean proper precaution is taken to prevent it or it is being treated properly.

It is caused by bacterium Neisseria gonorrhea, it has the highest rates in females, most men Continue reading “Know The STI: Gonorrhea”

Bacterial Vaginosis

Bacterial Vaginosis

Bacteria Vaginosis increases ones chance of getting infected with an STI.

 

Vaginal hygiene is very important and Bacterial vaginosis is one of the effects of poor vaginal hygiene or ones attempt in trying to make the vagina smell like roses and pineapples. Bacterial vaginosis is responsible for the most common type of vaginal discharge. It is caused by the overgrowth of a mixture of bacteria that are often normally present in small quantities including Gardnerella vaginalis and in the absence of lactobacilli. It happens when there are too much of a certain Continue reading “Bacterial Vaginosis”

Yellow Baby: Jaundice in the Newborn

I believe that in the care of the newborn it is very important that everyone involved in the care of the baby knows what to expect especially in the first few days of life.

A young mother comes to the primary health center 4 days after delivery, she complains that her baby has been sleeping non-stop and not even responding properly or interacting like a newborn would just very inactive also baby was not sucking from the breast well, the doctor made a diagnosis of Jaundice. The doctor, however, explained to her what Jaundice was and what treatment would be carried out she was referred to a general hospital as the primary health center do not offer that level of care. This woman was quite observant to notice on time to get treated early, I have heard other stories of babies dying from jaundice due to late diagnosis Continue reading “Yellow Baby: Jaundice in the Newborn”

The Passage Between Your Legs: A Sexual Health Meet-up.

 

I always knew somehow I was going to end up doing sexual health I just never had the courage to do so, it took me a year to summon up such courage and get rid of all the stereotypes I had about sexual health and education by January 2018 I had made up my mind to talk more about sexual health no inhibitions then I realized I have actually been providing sex education to my friends unknowingly I just never had the courage to do it to a larger crowd well that changed this year been definitely talking about sexual health more( I haven’t stopped talking about maternal health) I decided to have a sexual health Meet-up  and it was the highlight of my valentines day weekend “ The Passage Between Your Legs”   was AWESOME!!!!! Continue reading “The Passage Between Your Legs: A Sexual Health Meet-up.”

The Role of Men in Supporting Pregnancy.

It is quite common to find that most men are quite confused on what to do when their partners are pregnant so they either become a bit distant or they end up frustrated as they have no clue on what to do. Remember that you and your partner made the baby together so it is quite important you continue the journey together. you cannot carry the baby but you sure can be understanding and provide unending support to your partner she is in a very fragile position and needs to be protected from anything or anyone that can cause harm to her physically or mentally(you can add spiritually if you like). Here are a few tips to give you an idea on how to Continue reading “The Role of Men in Supporting Pregnancy.”

Condom use Negotiation

I have come to realize lately that there is power in sexuality you are probably wondering in just sexuality what kind of power can possibly be there? So I thought too, most times when women say they do not feel equal or have a say in matters you hear things like ” but these women know how to get us in our weak points, so they are powerful”, well lets say I agree with that; both sexes have agreed to get between the sheet the sexual responsibility comes in to either prevent pregnancy or sexually transmitted infections.

One party decides I don’t want to get infected or transmitted and wants to use a condom but the other party disagrees what then happens? Continue reading “Condom use Negotiation”

A little lesson on sexual coercion

A little lesson on sexual coercion

There is a current trend on social media now where ladies come out to accuse men of rape, then people make comments and you wonder what is going in society no respect for individual sexual rights anymore. The most recent one was the story of a lady who accused a guy of rape and in the guys defense she achieved orgasm and he also had to achieve his own orgasm so he held her down to finish what he started so yes that is rape already consent was already withdrawn but that is not the point of this post, the real question is why would a lady withdraw consent during sex?

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