Implants and IUDs: A Renaissance of Birth Control

Let's talk about sex, baby. Wait, minus the baby. This month, we interviewed a science historian and a current provider, as well as our friends and family, to learn about the scientific and cultural factors that shape contraceptive use in the US.

Hosted by Anna Lipkin and Nancy Cai

Produced by Anna Lipkin, Nancy Cai, Jina Lee, and Iris Bachmutsky

Editing help from the CTOR team

Music in this episode:

"Pulsars," "In My Head," and "Paper Boat" by Podington Bear

"Plague," "Crying Earth," and "Moonlight Reprise" by Kai Engel

"Your Mother's Daughter" and "Candlepower" by Chris Zabriskie

"As I Figure" and "Camille Saint-Saens Danse Macabre--Isolated Harp" by Kevin MacLeod

"Quel Augelin Che Canta" by Claudio Monteverdi, performed by the Tudor Consort

"Siesta" by Jazzhar

"Frozen Egg" by Lame Drivers

Episode Art adapted from NCHS Data Brief No. 188 (

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