Chart the history of the oral contraceptive - "the Pill" - from its inception to its modern-day prevalence.
- The oral contraceptive pill is one of the most popular and reliable methods of contraception.
- There are over 20 varieties of contraceptive pill, which contain either estrogen, progesterone, or both.
- The pill does not protect people against sexually transmitted diseases.
- There can be unwanted side effects associated with the pill.
Contraception has existed in various forms for thousands of years.
From lemons to crocodile skins, a huge array of techniques - with varying levels of success or scientific basis - have been employed by couples to have sex and avoid pregnancy.
Today, medical science has provided a variety of more reliable methods ...
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