Wear your Raincoat

Posted On: November 8, 2011

This article first appeared on PublicHouse.sg. Think of coverings that protect you from inclement weather – whether it’s a raincoat, umbrella, or jacket. Now think of sex. What do you think of? That’s right. I am talking about condoms. The questions below are some of the most commonly asked questions I receive about one of […]

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The Moon Within Me

Posted On: October 17, 2011

Lately, my face has been breaking out with acne, especially around my lower jaw. It is not a figment of my imagination; my friends have asked what has happened to my face. Is it due to a lack of sleep? Or a result of too much stress? In fact, it is probably neither. Then I […]

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Visit to Condom Factory

Posted On: September 30, 2011

Eros Coaching led a group to visit condom factory, Medical-Latex in Johor on Saturday 24 September. This is a picture I took before entering the premises. I do not have immediate plans to organise a second visit, but if you like to be put on the waiting list, please drop me an email at info@eroscoaching.com.

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Temporary Contraceptive Methods

Posted On: September 30, 2010

How Does an IUD Prevent Pregnancy? The letters IUD stand for “intrauterine device.” IUDs are small, “T-shaped” devices made of flexible plastic. A health care provider inserts an IUD into a woman’s uterus to prevent pregnancy. There are two brands of IUD available in the United States. For more, click here. What Is Spermicide? Spermicide […]

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Other Hormonal Contraceptive Methods

Posted On: September 24, 2010

What Is the Birth Control Patch? The birth control patch is a thin, beige, plastic patch that sticks to the skin. It is used to prevent pregnancy. A new patch is placed on the skin once a week for three weeks in a row, followed by a patch-free week. The birth control patch is commonly […]

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Barrier Contraceptive Methods

Posted On: September 14, 2010

The Female Condom The female condom is a plastic pouch that is used during intercourse to prevent pregnancy and reduce the risk of sexually transmitted diseases. It has flexible rings at each end. Just before vaginal intercourse, it is inserted deep into the vagina. The ring at the closed end holds the pouch in the […]

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Hormonal Contraceptive Methods

Posted On: September 7, 2010

Birth Control Pills Birth control pills are a kind of medication that women can take daily to prevent pregnancy. They are also sometimes called the pill or oral contraception. Birth control pills are made of hormones. Hormones are chemicals made in our bodies. They control how different parts of our bodies work. The hormones in […]

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Natural Conceptive Methods

Posted On: August 29, 2010

How Do Fertility Awareness-Based Methods Prevent Pregnancy? Fertility awareness-based methods (FAMs) are ways to track ovulation — the release of an egg — in order to prevent pregnancy. Some people call FAMs “natural family planning.” For more, click here. How Is Breastfeeding Used as Birth Control? Breastfeeding can be used as birth control when, after […]

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Permanent Contraceptive Methods

Posted On: August 19, 2010

How Does Vasectomy Prevent Pregnancy? Vasectomy is a form of birth control for men that is meant to be permanent. During vasectomy, a health care provider closes or blocks the tubes that carry sperm. When the tubes are closed, sperm cannot leave a man’s body and cause pregnancy. For more, click here. How Does Tubal […]

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Most Common Contraception Methods

Posted On: August 9, 2010

According to my knowledge, these are the most common contraception methods in Singapore. What Are Abstinence and Outercourse? You may have heard people talk about abstinence in different ways. Some people think of abstinence as not having vaginal intercourse. They may enjoy other kinds of sex play that don’t lead to pregnancy. This is better […]

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Put Sex Myths to Bed

Posted On: November 22, 2009

12 sex myths debunked. Note: 9 is missing. 1. You can’t get pregnant during your period – FALSE! 2. You can’t get pregnant if the man pulls out before he ejaculates – FALSE! 3. You can’t get pregnant if you shower or douche right after sex – FALSE! 4. You can’t get pregnant while having […]

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Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Rejected

Posted On: November 20, 2009

As we have heard time and again, abstinence-only sexual education doesn’t work. Now, a task force of public health experts has found no evidence that abstinence-only sexual education programs cut teens’ risk of sexually transmitted disease, HIV, or pregnancy. But the panel finds that sex ed that includes information about condoms and delaying sexual initiation […]

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