PSA: Don’t follow this viral tweet’s ‘natural’ birth control advice


Please, for the love of comprehensive sex education, do not use wild yams for birth control. 

In an unfortunate now-deleted Bad Tweet, podcast host @MissBriaJanay called a variety of fruits and herbs “natural birth control options.” The accompanying graphics suggested using the plants instead of clinically-tested contraceptive, and included head-scratchers like injecting neem oil into “uterine horns” and eating dried figs after unprotected sex. 

@MissBriaJanay, by the way, does not promote herself as a medical professional or experienced herbalist. 

PSA: Don't follow this viral tweet's 'natural' birth control advice

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