Entries by Allie Rivard, PA

Pearls for Preventing Pregnancy

Back in 1850 BC, men and women would use a pessary of crocodile dung and fermented dough to prevent pregnancy. In second century Rome, they concocted a highly acidic mix of fruits, nuts, and wool that was placed at the cervical os to create a spermicidal barrier. Now, I don’t know about ya’ll, (yes, it seems I’ve […]