Rise of contraceptive apps sparks fears over unwanted pregnancies


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.

Unsafe sex: why everyone’s at it

The Guardian,

They pay their bills, hold down careers – so why are young people taking risks when it  comes to sex?

We talk to the women (and men) ditching contraception and trusting in luck.

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