Why I wrote “Understanding Contraception”

This is my personal story as never told before. Eight years ago, I came to the UK with my husband and two little kids aged four and three. At the time, I had no steady job and my husband was doing a Masters program at the University. It was very difficult getting used to aContinue reading “Why I wrote “Understanding Contraception””

My Contraception failed me!!

A dear friend called me on phone a few days ago. We had talked about contraception in the past and after the birth of her last child she had started using a new method of contraception like any responsible person who didn’t want an unplanned pregnancy. So I was stunned when she said she hadContinue reading “My Contraception failed me!!”

10 Top Sexual Health Checks to do before the wedding night.

I love weddings, they are so exciting! I always see it as a new beginning for the people involved. It’s an opportunity to celebrate a great life together. It’s a chance to have an amazing adventure with your friend (hopefully you are marrying a friend!) However before you get to the wedding night, there areContinue reading “10 Top Sexual Health Checks to do before the wedding night.”

A Challenge to Black Men.

Massive thanks to all who participated in our poll on contraception. Your involvement makes your feelings clear and once we know what our feelings are, we can change them in positive ways. Never forget that you have a voice and ‘We must be the change we wish to see in the world’ – Gandhi. So pleaseContinue reading “A Challenge to Black Men.”

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?)”