History of Condoms

Condoms_html_13f3a415It goes back several centuries and maybe even further. For most of their history condoms have been used as a birth control method and a measurement of protection against STI’s. They have been made from a variety of materials.
Prior to the 19th century the most proven way was animal tissue usually of the intestine or bladder.

Rubber condoms gained popularity in the mid-19th century and in the early 20th century major advances were made in manufacturing techniques. Before the introduction of the pill condoms were the most popular method of birth control in the western world. read more… “History of Condoms”