Holiday HoursBoth Atwell locations are closed December 23 – January 2nd. We will reopen for regular hours at Hamilton on January 2nd and Oakville on January 3rd.  If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please go to your nearest walk in clinic or emergency room. 

Merry Christmas from the Atwell team!

Atwell Blog

Understanding your reproductive and sexual health

What is Reproductive and Sexual Health? At its core, sexual and reproductive health (SRH) is about having a safe and healthy sex life, the capability to reproduce, and the freedom to decide if, when, and how often to do so. It’s a fundamental part of our health and wellbeing that goes beyond the absence of […]

How sexual health affects our mental health

Being happy and healthy means looking after our mental health and sexual health, which can be a bit awkward to talk about. However, there’s a strong link between the two that we can’t ignore. Sexuality: An Important Piece of Our Well-being Our sexuality encompasses a wide range of emotions, the intimacy we share with others, […]

Signs & Symptoms Of Common Pregnancy Complications

Pregnancy is a period filled with anticipation and the navigation of new physical and emotional realities. Whether planned or unplanned, there are numerous logistics to organize, health considerations to keep in mind, and appointments to keep. As you adapt to the approach of motherhood, it is critical to be aware of your own health and […]

How To Prevent STIs

STI stands for sexually transmitted infection and describes any condition that is passed from one person to another during sexual contact involving the vagina, penis, mouth, or anus. Also sometimes referred to as STDs (sexually transmitted diseases), STIs are highly contagious and can affect people of any age, background, or sexual orientation. Common STIs include […]

How long should you wait between pregnancy tests

Whether you’re trying to get pregnant or are wondering about the possibility of an unexpected pregnancy, the process of pregnancy testing can feel overwhelming, particularly if you’re not sure whether or not to trust the results you’ve gotten. If you receive a clear, positive result on a pregnancy test, it’s almost certain you’re pregnant (though […]

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