I love this book. It’s had some stick, and there’s some bits I don’t like but it’s a rollicking read for anyone who cares about women’s health. Holly Grigg-Spall has many completely valid reasons for mistrusting the pill, reasons that should be heard, not dismissed as the paranoid ramblings of a conspiracy theorist. Just check out the All trials campaign if you’re sceptical.
Yes not all references are included, and there's some bias to the arguments. And some of the sources are anecdotes and online forums rather than Randomised Controlled Trials, but as Ben Goldacre (the evidence-based medicine guru) says “Don’t dismiss anecdotal evidence, it can be the canary in the cage”.
Fertility awareness (natural family planning) practitioner and advocate working in London. Wants to see fertility awareness become a routine contraceptive option, not the only option. read more...
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