Points Interview: ‘Controlling the Uterus’ with Naomi Rendina

Ad for Pitocin showing descriptive text, several diagrams of the pituitary gland, and the label July, 1939

Today’s post features an interview with Naomi Rendina, a US-based historian. Naomi focuses on the history of reproduction and pharmaceuticals involved in childbirth. Naomi recently authored ‘Controlling the Uterus: A History of Labor Augmentation Drugs in Childbirth, 1900–1970‘ in the recently-published issue of the History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals. Find out more about Naomi’s background, article and future research plans in this interview.