ABC of the ‘3 parent baby’ technology.

The world reacted with horror when the news of the ‘3 parent baby’ was approved in UK Parliament last week making the UK the very first country to authorise this. It is understandable that there would be such a reaction. People distrust science when it comes to reproduction. It was the same reaction with InContinue reading “ABC of the ‘3 parent baby’ technology.”

A note for teenage girls.

Please share with every young girl you know. Lets give our girls back their youth. Young girls should enjoy their teenage years without being ladled with ‘adult matters.’ I am often saddened when a teenager walks into my consulting room requesting an abortion or suffering from depression as a result of boy/girl/relationship traumas. Lets encourageContinue reading “A note for teenage girls.”

HIV? Me?

HIV? Me? No, I’m married! (22) It was just a short walk from my car into the surgery but the weather was so windy and wet that my dainty umbrella was useless in all that ferocity. I got a bit wet. As I hurried into the surgery, the receptionist called out to me. ‘Dr Ezii,aContinue reading “HIV? Me?”

Condoms -do they fail? Or do you? (2)

Have you not used lubricating gel before?” Baako and Amina looked at each other. “Well, we have tried baby oil…” “And Vaseline…” “But not cooking oil?” I teased. We all laughed. “Lubricating gel is very useful as it reduces friction and stops the condom from tearing. The type of lubricant is very important though. AllContinue reading “Condoms -do they fail? Or do you? (2)”

Sterilisation? That’s castration, right??

Last week we found out that Amina and her husband decided to go for an abortion. The last post can be read here http://adaezeifezulike.com/2013/10/06/its-my-wifes-fault/ In the UK, the organisation that regulates doctors (called the General Medical Council or GMC for short) recognises that some doctors may have a conscientious objection to some procedures, such asContinue reading “Sterilisation? That’s castration, right??”

It’s my wife’s fault!

So Amina came back to see me as planned. If you are new to the blog, please read the previous articles here http://adaezeifezulike.com/2013/09/25/contraception-to-ignore-it-or-tackle-it-that-is-the-question-2/ and also http://adaezeifezulike.com/2013/09/30/youre-pregnant-congratulations-or-not/. This time, I was pleased to see that she’d brought her husband with her. Studies show that if men are involved in making decisions about contraception, the women are moreContinue reading “It’s my wife’s fault!”

You’re pregnant! Congratulations! (Or not?)

A warm welcome to today’s post! I trust you have had a great time since the last blog and that you are already inspired to take positive measures towards better sexual well being. Why not let other black sisters know what new steps you’ve taken. Drop a comment in the box below and you canContinue reading “You’re pregnant! Congratulations! (Or not?)”