The Male Pill…Where Is It?
A new study testing a male form of birth control found a hormonal injection, designed to slow or block sperm production, had a 96 percent success rate at preventing pregnancy among couples who completed the study. The test has been cancelled citing health concerns, The 320 men who participated in the research reported a 1,491 adverse events, yet some are saying that women face these side effects daily with their version of the pill. Dr Deborah Bateson Medical Director of Family Planning NSW joined us on The Daily discuss with us what a male contraceptive pill would mean for men and women.
Produced by Annie Lewis, Lucy Ross and Brooke Taylor