Contraception and the Older Woman
This article discusses the safest forms of contraception for older women, how to maximise the clinical advantages of these and when it is safe to discontinue the chosen method.
Written by Dr Terri Foran MB BS (Syd), MClin Ed (UNSW), FAChSHM
Dr Terri Foran is a Sexual Health Physician with special interests in contraception, menopause issues and the management of sexually transmitted infections. She is presently engaged in clinical and research work at the Royal Hospital for Women in Sydney and also in clinic al practice in an inner Sydney private practice. Terri is currently the monthly Women’s Health columnist for Australian Doctor Magazine, and has contributed to a 2011 Australian textbook on Sexual and Reproductive Health.