Hormonal contraception

  • Ann Cowper
  • Cyril Young


In the 25 years since the early 1960s oral contraception has proved itself to be an extremely efficient and generally accepted method of birth control. It is estimated that at present there are worldwide about 60 million women using this method.


Combine Oral Contraceptive Hormonal Contraception Cervical Mucus Breakthrough Bleeding Norethisterone Acetate 
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© Ann Cowper and Cyril Young 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ann Cowper
    • 1
  • Cyril Young
    • 2
  1. 1.Worthing and Chichester School of MidwiferyUK
  2. 2.Greenwich District HospitalLondonUK

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