10 Long-Forgotten, Natural Birth Control Methods (PHOTOS)

woman eating papayaAren't we lucky, ladies? We have quite a bit of freedom when it comes to family planning -- and lots of methods to choose from. After all, when you think about the fact that FDA-approved birth control wasn't widely available until a little more than 50 years ago, it's a bit mind-blowing to imagine what people did for thousands of years prior! Turns out, prior civilizations had all sorts of tricks up their sleeves -- and by tricks, we mean natural, long-forgotten contraceptive methods!

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Check out these 10 eyebrow-raising, intriguing forms of birth control from different times and cultures, then tell us: Doesn't #8 sound like a dream come true?!

 

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