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Dr Jireh Serfontein, sexual health practitioner

Dr Jireh Serfontein babyyumyum expert
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I’m passionate about all aspects of sexual health and offer a wide range of sexual health-related services. HIV management, STI management, contraception, painful sex, erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation are some of my special interests.
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Vaginal discharge: what’s normal and what’s not?

Vaginal discharge is one of the most common reasons women book a visit to their gynaecologist. Depending on the appearance and characteristics of the...
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Sex during the time of coronavirus

With all the advisories about social distancing to prevent you from getting COVID-19, our sexual health expert answers your questions and advises on how...
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What is endometriosis & how does it affect fertility?

Endometriosis is one of the most common chronic gynaecological disorders, affecting an estimated 10% of women in the reproductive age group (usually 15 to...
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Your most embarrassing birth questions answered…

“Am I going to poop during labour?” is one of the most common - and uncomfortable! - questions expecting moms ask their gynaes. Other...
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“Not tonight, I have a headache” – ways to get over no libido

“Not tonight baby, I have a headache”. “Not tonight, I am tired”. “Not tonight…not tonight”. Low libido is a very common sexual concern and something...
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This is what antidepressants could be doing to your libido & sex life

Depression is a common problem affecting more than 350 million people worldwide, with women being 50% more likely to develop depression than men. We...
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Sex after having a baby: everything a new mom needs to know

Before having kids, you got your sexy on without any problems. Now, as a new mom, you are likely sleep deprived, your breasts are...
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The HPV vaccination

Vaccines against cervical cancer have been all over the news and social media during the last few years. There has been new hype about...
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Do you know your sexual rights?

Human Rights Day for South Africans falls on 21 March. Although South Africans will always remember the Sharpeville massacre and what it meant, Human...
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Have a satisfying sex life, but keep it safe!

February is the month of love, so it makes sense to focus on reproductive health this month. Reproductive health implies that people are able...