The History of Birth Control

One of the first known methods of contraception was discovered in Egypt and Mesopotamia, when it was noted that acacia gum has spermicidal properties. Interestingly, acacia gum is still used in many contraceptives today. Several plants, including Silphium, were found … Continue reading

Do Vasectomies Hurt?

You’ve had all the children you want to, and you know that men continue to produce semen and sperm throughout their lifetime. Charlie Chaplin fathered a child in his seventies! But that’s not you. You want to relax and spend … Continue reading