Sex and contraception after childbirth There are no rules about when to start having sex again after you've given birth. Immediately after the baby is born, many women feel sore as well as tired. Don’t rush into it.
Fertility tests If you've tried unsuccessfully to get pregnant for a year or more through regular unprotected sex, it’s time to see your GP. If you're a woman over 35, or if you think that either partner may have a fertility problem, see your GP after six months of trying.
Your Digestive System and How It Works The digestive system is made up of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract—also called the digestive tract—and the liver, pancreas, and gallbladder. The GI tract is a series of hollow organs joined in a long, twisting tube from the mouth to the anus.
WOMEN'S HEALTH As a woman living with HIV, you will have many of the same health issues as HIV-positive men but you are likely to face greater challenges related to caring for your family, finding access to medical care and treatment, and dealing with social stigma
WHO IS AT RISK FOR HIV? HIV can be transmitted through certain bodily fluids: blood, semen (cum), pre-seminal fluid (pre-cum), rectal fluids, vaginal fluids, and breast milk. If you have engaged in behaviors that put you in contact with these bodily fluids, you may be at risk for getting HIV.
WHEN ONE PARTNER IS HIV+ A "mixed-status" relationship is a sexual relationship in which one partner is HIV-positive and the other is HIV-negative. This can involve a couple in a long-term relationship or a single encounter between two partners. You may also hear these terms to describe such relationships:
What Is Iron-Deficiency Anemia? Iron-deficiency anemia is a common, easily treated condition that occurs if you don't have enough iron in your body. Low iron levels usually are due to blood loss, poor diet, or an inability to absorb enough iron from food.
WHAT IS HIV/AIDS? “HIV” stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. To understand what that means, let’s break it down: H – Human – This particular virus can only infect human beings. I – Immunodeficiency – HIV weakens your immune system by destroying important cells that fight disease and infection. A "deficient" immune system can't protect you. V – Virus – A virus can only reproduce itself by taking over a cell in the body of its host.
Disclaimer: The information provided here should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. The information is provided solely for educational purpose and should not be considered a substitute for medical advice.