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Planning a pregnancy tips

Deciding that you're ready to start trying for a baby can be an exciting time. There can be feelings of eagerness, anticipation, and often some nerves. Here we provide some tips and tools to help you plan and prepare for pregnancy in a positive, proactive way.

Unplanned Pregnancy

Unplanned pregnancy is common and it is estimated that approximately 200,000 unplanned pregnancies occur in Australia every year. 

There are three choices available when you have an unplanned pregnancy: 

  • Continue the pregnancy and parent.
  • Continue the pregnancy and place the child for adoption.
  • Have an abortion.

Protecting yourself from Sexually Transmitted Infections

Protecting yourself and your sexual partners from STIs is important and easy.

On this page you'll find all the info about Sexually Transmissible Infections ( STIs). The best way to protect yourself from STIs is still with a condom and if you are sexually active having a regular sexual health check-up is a vital part of staying health and in control of your sexual health status.

SoSAFE! Training | 2020

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Become a SoSAFE! Registered User

OUR NEXT COURSE IS FRIDAY 27 MARCH 2020

SoSAFE! is a set of visual and conceptual tools designed to promote social safety for people with an Intellectual Disability (moderate to severe range) and Autism Spectrum Disorder.

SoSAFE! tools encourage social safety through the provision of a simplified and rule-governed model of social reality that teaches the type and degree of verbal and physical intimacy appropriate with different categories of people.

Nice to Meet Me | 2020

 

The group-based education program for people with Asperger’s Syndrome based on Isebelle Hénault’s The Sociosexual Education Program.

NEXT COURSE STARTS 20 FEBRUARY 2020.

Enjoying Sex Safely

Safe sex is sexy. Sex is meant to feel good and be fun, but it can be risky if not treated with respect. When entering into sexual relations with someone, the first thing you should do is talk about it and make sure you seek consent. Always ask someone before you start touching them or engaging in intercourse. This article talks about: safe sex, consent, decision making,  STIs, unplanned pregnancy, emergency contraception, and where to go if you need advice or help.

Canberra Menopause Centre

Find out how menopause may affect your life and what The Canberra Menopause Centre can do for you.

Based at SHFPACT, The Canberra Menopause Centre is a dedicated service for those seeking information, support and medical management of menopause symptoms.

Menopause is the stage of life when periods cease. This occurs when the ovaries are no longer producing eggs, and is a natural life event. Menopause has three stages: perimenopause, menopause and post-menopause.

How hormones impact mental health

 

What's the connection between hormones and mental health? How do our hormonal changes affect our emotional wellbeing? And what are some ways we can nurture positive mental health?

To answer all these questions and more Jo Roberts of Jean Hailes recently spoke to Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, Jayashri Kulkarni AM.

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