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01/06/1961 The first birth-control pill is approved in Europe

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The Pill History I The Feed

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Today in History: US FDA approved “The Pill” and changed the world (1960)

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The History Of Birth Control | TIME

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The 50th Anniversary of the birth control pill

The combined oral contraceptive pill is a type of birth control that is designed to be taken orally by women. They were first approved for contraceptive use in the United States in 1960, and are a very popular form of birth control. They are currently used by more than 100 million women worldwide and by almost 12 million women in the United States.
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