Print this topic

HealthInfo Waitaha Canterbury

Overview of sexual health

Hauora ā-aitanga

Couple on couchSex is an enjoyable part of life. To have a satisfying sex life, it's important to look after your sexual health.

This includes everything from how you care for your sexual body parts, practising safe sex and being checked for sexually transmitted infections, through to contraception and even your feelings about sex, your sexuality and gender identity.

This section provides information on many of these topics, including information about services that can help you with your sexual health.

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed August 2022.


Page reference: 1043733

Review key: HIOSX-1043733