The Enigma of Human Fecundity
Francis Place was the first to advocate contraception in 1822:
If, above all, it were once clearly understood, that it was not disreputable for married persons to avail themselves of such precautionary means as would, without being injurious to health, or destructive of female delicacy, prevent conception, a sufficient check might at once be given to the increase of population beyond the means of subsistence; vice and misery, to a prodigious extent, might be removed from society.
KeywordsBirth Interval Intrauterine Device Human Fertility Human Fecundity Depo Provera
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