Here's what gynaecologists want you to know about women's reproductive health

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 You don't have to BE ON THE PILL FOR YEARS

I don't know why so many women just go on the Pill and stay on it forever when there are so many better things for contraception. Your body and circumstances change, but women keep filling their Pill script when what they should say to their doctor is: "I'm here to talk about contraception. What do you think best suits me?" There are many other options including LARCS - long-acting reversible contraceptive implants and IUDs - as well as vaginal rings and hormone injections, which might be a better fit for you. - Dr Gino Pecoraro

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