Here's why ACT women should still see a GP before they get the pill

By Penny Gosling
Updated January 10 2020 - 1:20pm, first published December 30 2019 - 12:00am

The advent of the combined oral contraceptive pill was a boon to women all over the world: fertility control and menstrual regulation in the form of a daily tablet. These days some women take it to prevent pregnancy; some use it to treat acne, endometriosis or polycystic ovarian syndrome. Some women take it as part of their gender-affirming transition. And since it has been available, the oral contraceptive pill has been the subject of various political debates.

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