The first means of contraception

Today we can’t imagine our life without contraception: they are easy to use, affordable and don’t interfere with obtaining pleasure. But in earlier days it was not so easy. Contraceptives existed long ago, but in an entirely different form than we are accustomed to seeing.

First means of contraception

Nearly 200 BC .: bronze pessary

First means of contraception

1880 – one of the first spiral

Often it was so frightening means that they repelled all desire.They weren’t available to the lower strata of the population, but only for the Egyptian pharaohs, and the ancient Greek philosophers.

First means of contraception

1910 – sponge.

First means of contraception

1910 – condom from the cecum. They prevent pregnancy, but were powerless against STDs.

Here you will find the path of evolution in the development of contraceptives from ancient Rome to 20th century.

First means of contraception

1920 – Cap

First means of contraception

1920 – candles with spermicide

First means of contraception

1925 – pessary

First means of contraception

1935 – testing of condoms

First means of contraception

1965 – birth control pills