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.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/pill/timeline/index.html

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.

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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.