Contraception by Corset

Contraception by Corset

Corset Century" Me1 Davies, in Co~npurative Studies in Society and History (Oct. 1982), Edinburgh Building, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge CB2 2RU, England.
The sudden drop in birth rates in most Western countries during the 1870s is often attributed by scholars to the economic woes of the era. Parents kept families small to preserve their standard of living. At the same time, according to Davies, a University of Western Australia his- torian, the fad for corsets among middle-class Victorian...

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