Breastfeeding with cleft lip or palate

Fluid moves during infant feeding because of changes in pressure. The lips form a seal around the nipple/teat. The nipple/teat

Osteoporosis: bone health following menopause

Typically strong and resilient in childhood, bones have a dense, ivory-like outer casing or cortex, enclosing an inner core (also

Tshemba Foundation fights cancer in rural South Africa

Tshemba is dedicated to promoting women’s health and places medical volunteers where they are needed at clinics in the Limpopo area, including the Hlokomela Women’s Clinic.

The truth about hormone therapy

Dr JoAnn Pinkerton, the executive director of the North American Menopause Society and Professor of Gynaecology at the University of Virginia, shares some interesting views on hormone therapy and its role in women’s health.

RCOG Congress 2018: Notes from our experts

THE FROZEN PELVIS CONUNDRUM Dr Johannes van Waart, a gynaecologist and obstetrician at Wijnland Fertility Clinic in Stellenbosch, reports on

Onus on doctors to discuss vaginal atrophy

Focussing on postmenopausal vaginal atrophy, the study found intimacy and good communication to be closely linked but stressed the importance

Tips for a healthy pregnancy

“While it is natural for parents-to-be to feel somewhat anxious, understanding some of the factors that can affect the health

POI: GPs’ vital role

Screening of women with antimullerian hormone, antral follicle count and genetic analysis may be useful for recommendation at appropriate biological

Masturbation: the secret to a better life

According to the survey, conducted by Tokyo-based company Tenga, 42% of all respondents masturbate at least once a week, with

Common gynaecological conditions

International Gynaecological Awareness Day is the brainchild of Kath Mazzella, a courageous vulvar cancer survivor who has turned her pain

Dyslipidaemia and the postmenopausal woman: Calculating cardiovascular disease

The overall female population is ageing. Women in Canada can expect to live on average nearly 83 years, approximately 5

Are contraceptive implants the solution?

“A key concern when it comes to contraception in SA, is that in spite of a relatively wide range of