The history of birth control

Published On: Apr 09 2013 04:28:22 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 23 2016 10:39:47 AM CDT

Take a look at some of the important moments in birth control history.

Birth Control - Egyptians
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1550 B.C. -- An Egyptian manuscript called the Ebers Papyrus tells women how to mix dates, acacia and honey into a paste, smear it over wool and use it as a pessary to prevent contraception.

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