Daily Archives: August 20, 2013


Inventor of “the Pill” at TEDxVienna 2013

A brief history of contraception Antiquity: Ancient Egyptian women use a combination of cotton, dates, honey and acacia as a suppository, and it turns out fermented acacia really does have a spermicidal effect. The Bible and the Koran both refer to coitus interruptus (the withdrawal method). 1914-1921: Activist Margaret Sanger […]