Category Archives: Sexuality & Health

It’s time to talk about….dental dams

A girl can’t get pregnant from giving or receiving oral sex (even if she swallows sperm, which is a common myth) but both girls and guys can get most sexually transmitted infections (STIs) from oral sex.  In fact, it’s possible to get many STIs in…

PCOS Blog

I Thought I Couldn’t Get Pregnant

Ovulation happens. For girls and women without PCOS, ovulation usually occurs every month. For girls diagnosed with PCOS ovulation is less predictable, but don’t be fooled by this. Young women with PCOS have a normal uterus and healthy eggs which means if they are sexually…

Let’s Talk About S-E-X

Talking about sex can be awkward, but it’s super important! In fact, it’s so important researchers and doctors came up with a name for it, “sexual communication.” It means talking about what you know about sex, your experiences (if any) with sex, and your views…

Confused Girl

V is not just for Vagina

I don’t know how many people can remember being potty trained. I don’t really remember it all too well. But I’ve had lots of younger siblings, and cousins who have been potty trained at a time when I was old enough to realize what was…

It Takes More than a Penis and Vagina

It has come to my attention recently that there are two common words dominating conversations about reproductive anatomy: Penis and Vagina. Now, don’t get me wrong, these are two very key structures that play important roles in reproductive function. But did you know that each…