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The Withdrawal Method was the Primary Form of Contraception Used in the World Previous to the Roman Empire

##EMBED## Previous to the Roman Empire, evidence suggests that the withdrawal method was the primary form of contraception used in the world. Incidentally, the withdrawal method is statistically only slightly less effective at preventing pregnancy than condoms (withdrawal: 82% effective vs. condoms: 83% effective, both with real world use).  The withdrawal method fell out of popularity with the Romans who […]

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