A Brief History of Birth Control

Gym teacher Hank gives us the full story of the past, present, and future of birth control.

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References
History:
http://www.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/1982/6/82.06.03.x.html
http://www.plannedparenthood.org/files/PPFA/history_bc_methods.pdf
http://www.cracked.com/article_16039_historys-10-most-terrifying-contraceptives_p2.html
Gunnar Heinsohn/Otto Steiger: The Elimination of Medieval Birth Control and the Witch Trials of Modern Times, International Journal of Women’s Studies, 3, May 1982, 193-214
Silphium:

The Birth Control of Yesteryear


http://www.sisterzeus.com/Silphio.htm
condoms: http://www.avert.org/condoms.htm
hormonal birth control: http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=52188
IUD: http://www.medicinenet.com/iud/page2.htm
Future of BC: http://healthland.time.com/2011/01/06/the-future-of-birth-control/#gel2
Sterilization: http://www.medicinenet.com/surgical_sterilization/article.htm

IMAGES:

SILPHIUM:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Silphium.jpg {PUBLIC DOMAIN}

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Cyrenecoin.jpg {fair use]

FALLOPIAN TUBES:

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/presentations/100044_1.htm

{PUBLIC DOMAIN]

VAS DEFERENS:

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/imagepages/10017.htm {public domain]

IUD:

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/imagepages/17078.htm

Loretta Lynn “One’s On The Way (The Pill)”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMzSYyjNb74

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