When it comes to contraception, women increasingly want to be fully informed and in control of their fertility, and scientists continue to look for options that are safe, effective and have minimal side effects. Medical researchers are also continually working on new contraceptive options – but have you ever wondered what women did to prevent pregnancy in the Middle Ages?
If you thought that slipping on a condom in the heat of the moment, or taking a birth control pill at the same time every day, to prevent pregnancy was an effort, you might think again after you see what the folk from the olden days resorted to for contraception.
This infographic from Blogspot.com shows us some of the strangest attempts at birth control throughout history:
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