Davina McCall is “sad” about contraception choices in Britain.
The ex ‘Big Brother’ host, 55, is fronting a brand new Channel 4 documentary calling for a “revolution” in contraception 60 years after the invention of the tablet, which prompted a sexual revolution however has unwanted effects like blood clots, temper swings and elevated likelihood of stroke.
She advised the Daily Mirror about her new present ‘Davina McCall’s Pill Revolution’, which is able to air on Thursday (08.06.23) at 9pm: “Making this movie has left me feeling fairly unhappy that we’re nonetheless struggling 60 years after the tablet was invented.
“It makes me sort of offended too, as a result of we deserve higher. Better analysis. Better information. Better high quality of care. More funding. And why ought to we compromise our high quality of life to forestall being pregnant?
“This is a conversation we have to have! So let’s start the contraception revolution, right now.”
Davina – who has kids Holly, 21, Tilly, 19, and Chester, 16, together with her 54-year-old ex Matthew Robertson – revealed how her two women had fully totally different experiences with the tablet.
She stated: “Both my daughters took the tablet, and one received on fantastic with it.
“But my younger one had a terrible time with her mental health and has often wondered whether her Pill contributed to that.”
Davina added to the Times newspaper about her views on contraception: “Sadly, there is so little research done into women’s health, and it means that we’re scrabbling around for science-based evidence to do with contraception.”
The former ‘Streetmate’ presenter, who can be seen altering her coil on digicam on her new present, added a quick little bit of “discomfort” is price it in comparison with the annoyance of a pill.
Davina stated: “I’m not saying the hormonal coil is the holy grail and it received’t be proper for everybody.
“But for me, 10 minutes of discomfort is a small price to pay for five years of no periods and the convenience of not having to remember to take something every day.”