Sexual Health and Contraception

Sexuality is an important part of reproductive health and it can be hard to find good quality information about a healthy sex life and birth control options. The information below will give you a good basis to start a conversation with us about your sexuality.

Healthy Sexuality Reading club!

Here are some great book recommendations (also fun as audiobooks) to learn more about normal female sexual experiences:

"Come as you are" by Dr. Emily Nagoski

"Better sex through mindfulness" by Dr. Lori Brotto

Sex and U
www.sexandu.ca
The SOGC's award winning website regarding sexual health and an excellent review of birth control options.

The Genderbread Person

www.genderbread.org

A helpful resource to understand gender, or if you need help explaining it to someone else!

OMGYes

omgyes.com

Science-based information about how to enhance women's pleasure.

Center for Young Women's Health

youngwomenshealth.org

A great website from the Boston's Children's Hospital about sexual health, gynecology topics for young women and more.

It's a Plan

www.itsaplan.ca

An excellent website from the SOGC to help you choose the right form of contraception for you.

Stay-On-Schedule (SOS)

www.sexandu.ca/sos/

Did you forget to take your pill at the right time?  This helpful site from the SOGC helps you get back on track if you miss a dose of your hormonal contraceptive.

Yes Means Test
yesmeanstest.ca

Excellent information regarding sexually transmitted infections and how to keep yourself safe and healthy in your relationships.

 

For some women, the experience of sexual intercourse is painful. Please see the following information regarding some possible causes and ways we can help.

SOGC Concerns and Sexual Problems

www.sexandu.ca/sexual-activity/concerns-sexual-problems/

Vaginismus information
www.vaginismus.com