A Crazy History of Birth Control: Fish Bladders, Sea Sponges, Frankincense and Brandy

Women have practiced contraception for ages but will men ever have a birth control pill? (19 Photos)

Paula Spencer on Apr 22, 2011 at 5:56PM

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A Crazy History of Birth Control: Fish Bladders, Sea Sponges, Frankincense and Brandy

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Birth Control: Past, Present and Future

Mankind (and womankind) has been amazingly creative when it comes to preventing unwanted pregnancies -- from primitive animal membranes pressed into condom duty to high-tech solutions now in laboratory pipelines. Here, some highlights in the history of contraception, and a peek ahead.

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