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Weird things women do to avoid pregnancy

15 October 2014, 12:07 Shakila Alivitsa

Nairobi - When men are told to be part of their women’s family planning, they take is a joke but maybe they should take it more seriously considering the fact that some women go to really extreme lengths to avoid getting pregnant.


Coca Cola

If you have seen a tooth being dissolved in a glass of Coca Cola or mixed with milk you will understand why some women in as early as the 1960s thought douching with it would work. Maybe as a spermicide, I do not know but some women have tried this. It does not work, so do not do it.

The potato

A woman in Brazil was recently rushed to the hospital for apparently growing ROOTS in her vagina, POTATO ROOTS. How did this happen? The lady in question took a potato as she had been advised by her mother. Apparently, it was meant to work as a diaphragm would.

She on the other hand left it in there for two weeks and the roots started growing and she experienced abdominal pain. Otherwise, you can imagine if there hadn’t been any pain, how long it would have stayed and how extensive the roots would have grown.

The thimble

If you sew, you would know how the thimble works and looks. It is also meant to work like a diaphragm.

Onion Water

This was smashed then its juice added into water. It was then drunk, I am not sure what the expectations behind these were, but obviously they failed biology in not understanding the digestive system.


If you understand the damage that mercury can cause then you understand how this messed a lot of women up. Long ago in China, women did shots of mercury after sex to apparently prevent pregnancy. Still goes back to biology, you can imagine the kind of blow the kidneys took. I think they overlooked the whole digestive tract and thought it would go directly to uterus and kill all the sperm. Ignorance may end up killing mankind.

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