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Intrauterine Bling: 2,000 Years of IUDs, From Camel Contraceptives to Body Mod
Author, 'Trusting Doubt' and 'Deas and Other Imaginings'; Foun...
The idea of putting something small in the uterus to prevent pregnancy goes way back. When nomadic traders needed to keep a female camel from getting pregnant during long treks across the desert, they put stones into the animal's uterus. Or so the story goes.
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