“The injection please?”, is what Lili asked for for her next method of contraception after years of trying different pills that caused her to feel awful.
She was living in severe pain and it took five years for Tesh to find out what was wrong.
Despite being promised that the second pill she was prescribed was the same as the one before, for Leah, she experienced some extreme changes.
As if menstruating every month wasn’t enough, the pain of period poo is an actual thing.
A pretty average experience, but one possibly worth changing anyway?
Changed the world of feminine hygiene
A difficult journey to finding the right contraception. Was the implant the cause of her medical struggles?
Research scientist, university professor, author and birth control pioneer.
From being over the moon to being betrayed by her hormones.
From publishing a forbidden contraceptive book to forming a birth control league.