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.
Yes not all references are included, and some of the sources are anecdotes and online forums, but as Ben Goldacre says “Don’t dismiss anecdotal evidence, it can be the canary in the cage”.
Sweetening the Pill argues for a more sceptical approach to the pill, and has a great historical, and international,
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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