Birth control: Natural methods of contraception on the rise in Australia

ABC, 22nd July 2017

Despite the messaging around safe sex and unwanted pregnancies that dominates our discussion of sexual health, a growing number of Australians are opting to risk it. A recent study out of Monash University suggests the use of so-called natural contraception methods, like withdrawal and fertility awareness, are making a comeback.

Sara Holton, a research fellow at Monash and co-author of the study, says the finding is unexpected.

Life Matters Women’s Health Series – Part 3 – Contraception

ABC Radio National, Thursday 5 June 2014 9:24AM

Guests

Alison Bean-Hodges
Manager, Gynaecology Assessment Clinic & Sexual Health Service, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, The Women’s
Professor Jayne Lucke
Director of the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society at La Trobe University. Honorary Professor at The University of Queensland and a member of the Steering Committee of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health

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