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Colorado Gave Poor Teens Free IUDs and Cut Unintended Pregnancies

Modern IUDs and contraceptive implants are effective, but they’re also expensive. The devices can cost several hundred dollars, and they have to be inserted by a trained physician, adding additional fees for doctor’s visits and checkups. Those financial barriers can keep low income women from taking advantage of these… »7/08/15 3:04pm7/08/15 3:04pm

The weirdest things women used as contraceptives throughout history

What does crocodile dung and weasel testicles and pig intestines and fizzy cola and moonshine mixed with ground beaver testicles have in common with each other? They were all used as contraceptives throughout history. Some were inserted into a woman's body, others were eaten and a few were just worn. »10/04/14 1:32am10/04/14 1:32am