Tag: Womens Health
Even Sporadic NFP Use Has Many Untold Benefits
My husband and I were one of those Catholic couples who got married not knowing about Natural Family Planning (NFP). We planned to have kids right away and were ultimately shooting for six kids (five for a basketball team and one “extra” for a sub). By the time our first child was born, however, […]
Is Contraception Really What Filipinas Want?
This past week, I ran across three interesting posts online, from three different Pinays. The first comes from a single woman studying at one of the top universities in the Philippines. In it, she tells Facebook that she is for contraception. What message does this send? Some probable responses: she’s modern she’s progressive […]
The Body Beckons
by Candice Tolentino. Lest you think this is another one of those the-spirit-is-more-important-than-the-body Catholic articles, please read until the end. Disclaimer: I am not a doctor and I am in no way working in the health industry. Anything I say here related to health is just based on my reading corroborated by observation. […]
Counseling Centers and Shelters for Women in Crisis, Maternity Homes
Click on the arrow/icon on the upper left of the map, to see a list of the centers.
Call Us Conservative for Our Choice, But It Is Our Choice
A guest post from Laika Pantaleon. I wrote this status some time ago after we attended the LGU’s pre-marriage seminar. I contemplated not posting it, but I wanted to get this out there because it wasn’t okay, and I hope this doesn’t happen to anyone again. _____________________________ I am SO angry. I can feel […]
When Condoms Fail: An Alternative Approach To HIV Prevention
by Anna Cosio. Although the Philippines currently has one of the lowest HIV prevalence rates in the world at 0.10% and ranks 108th according to CIA 2016 data, there has been a reported surge in the number of cases recently. But instead of resorting to knee-jerk reactions, let us consider what could have possibly caused […]
A different mindset on reproductive health
by Joy Antonio My reproductive system reproduces. Say whaaaaaaat? My reproductive system, given the right conditions, reproduces the species amazingly. I can prove it! Proof #1: That’s my first offspring, a female. Here’s proof #2: That’s our second, a male this time. He’s punching the man who’s half-responsible for this reproduction thing. Aiming for health So… what’s all […]