8 Birth Control Methods Of The Distant Past

6. Squatting

Greek physician Soranus—Beavis and Butt-head, please be quiet!—recommended that women should squat and sneeze after coitus in an apparent attempt to disgorge the sperm from their vadges. He also counseled them to jump backwards seven times. Another method of indeterminate origin advised women to squat and punch themselves in the abdomen.