Distilled #2: An Early (Gold-Plated!) Not-Quite-IUD

Distilled #2: An Early (Gold-Plated!) Not-Quite-IUD

Join Distillations podcast hosts Lisa Berry Drago and Alexis Pedrick as Science History Institute staff members share their favorite objects from our museum, archival, and library collections.

This episode highlights an early (and gold-plated!) cervicouterine device—aka a pessary—that was a precursor to the IUD.