Author Archive for Nadiah Mohajir

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What is Sex?

March 14, 2017By
What is Sex?

Sex is an act between two consenting people. Consent means that both people have agreed to everything that is happening. People have sex for many reasons, such as expressing their love for another, wanting to have a child, or satisfying a physical need. In Islam, sex is only permissible when those two people are married […]

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The Process of Conception

March 12, 2017By
The Process of Conception

The Biology Vaginal sex is the insertion of a male’s penis into a female’s vagina. This process can lead to pregnancy, with the male’s sperm fertilizing the female’s egg during ovulation. If the egg implants in the uterus, the female will become pregnant. Every month, a woman’s body prepares for pregnancy. First, an egg grows […]

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The Necklace

May 25, 2016By
The Necklace

Every woman remembers her first period.  It is a fateful moment as it signifies the transition from girl to woman. For some, they are prepared for this moment.  They are even looking forward to it.  And when that day arrives, they are eager to share the news with their mothers, as they know it will […]

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Tampon Tips & Other Menstrual Hygiene Options

February 15, 2016By
Tampon Tips & Other Menstrual Hygiene Options

Now that you’ve read a little bit about pads vs tampons, here are some tips to keep in mind if you choose tampons. To learn more about options in addition to tampons and pads, read these great tips from www.girlshealth.gov: It is very important to use the tampon with the lowest level of absorbency for your needs. On […]

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Male Anatomy

November 9, 2015By
Male Anatomy

While female reproductive organs are located entirely inside the pelvis, male reproductive organs are located both outside and inside the pelvis. The male reproductive organs include: Two testicles, (also known as testes) which produce and store sperm (the male reproductive cell), and produce the hormone, testosterone The duct system, which is made up of the […]

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Talking to Kids about Sexual Violence

October 19, 2015By
Talking to Kids about Sexual Violence

We are thrilled to introduce to you our newest guide: Talking to Kids about Sexual Violence: A Guide for Parents on Age-Appropriate Conversations. Our conversations with our children, our own and the ones we know, are perhaps the best indicator for their future resilience. This important guide offers tips and information on how to talk […]

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Be Careful What You Ask: Ramadan & Periods

June 24, 2015By
Be Careful What You Ask: Ramadan & Periods

originally published on Muslimah Media Watch by guest contributor Rana S. I no longer feel awkward saying it out loud – some may think I’m too blunt about it. You know, like, about my period. Menstruation is one of the factors that nullify a person’s fast (regardless if it is during the month of Ramadan or […]

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Ghusl for Boys

March 7, 2015By
Ghusl for Boys

In our previous post for girls on ghusl (ritual bath), many have asked whether boys have similar expectations. The short answer to that is yes. There are specific times that boys too, are expected to perform ghusl, and the actual process of performing ghusl is the same. As mentioned in the previous post, the ritual […]

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High-Fiber Jam Recipe

February 7, 2015By
High-Fiber Jam Recipe

One yummy way to get some fiber in your diet and help keep you super regular is to make High-Fiber Jam. Now, you might say “ew” to the ingredients, but it’s really good! Share it with your family if you hear them complain about not being able to go. Get your grown-up to find these […]

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Eating Well to Beat Constipation

February 7, 2015By
Eating Well to Beat Constipation

Hi, Fiber! The very best thing you can do for constipation is . . . Eat well. And by well, we mean quality, not quantity. “Eating healthy” is something you will hear – and hopefully do – for the rest of your life, but what does that really mean? It means you focus on nourishing […]

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