GPs concerned as TikTok influencers encourage women to ditch hormonal contraceptives for period tracking apps

Dr Heather McNamee blamed the trend on ‘anti-contraceptive influencers’ on social media.
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Dr Heather McNamee.

“I did an abortion clinic last week and every second young woman was using Flo.”

Cairns GP Dr Heather McNamee is talking about the popular health app that boasts more than 380 million global users.