The American Experience – History of Birth Control

If you want to really understand the social/political aspects of birth control – read through this time line by PBS.

This should really be taught as part of reproductive health education.

If women under the struggle and fight not only to get control of their bodies – but for safe and effective birth control – they may be more likely to keep their legs together.

Women’s history is crucial for understanding who we are as women.¬† We need to remember the struggles that our mothers and grandmothers went through to understand who we are today – and who are daughters will be tomorrow.


Author: Leslie Carol Botha

Author, publisher, radio talk show host and internationally recognized expert on women's hormone cycles. Social/political activist on Gardasil the HPV vaccine for adolescent girls. Co-author of "Understanding Your Mood, Mind and Hormone Cycle." Honorary advisory board member for the Foundation for the Study of Cycles and member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research.