Tag: barrier method
Contraception: General InformationUpdated 8 May 2022 under Health Guides.
You may be starting to think about what it means to be involved in a sexual relationship. There are many things that you need to think about before you decide […]Read more »
Contraceptive SpongeUpdated 8 May 2022 under Health Guides.
The contraceptive sponge is a small, donut-shaped foam sponge that contains a spermicide called Nonoxynol-9. The contraceptive sponge is a vaginal barrier method that prevents pregnancy by keeping sperm from […]Read more »
Female Condom or Internal CondomsUpdated 22 March 2022 under Health Guides.
The internal condom, also known as the “female condom,” is a lubricated sheath worn by the female inside of their vagina during sex. The FC2 is a type of internal […]Read more »
CondomsUpdated 22 March 2022 under Health Guides.
The external (male) condom is a sheath (covering) worn over the penis during sexual activity. It prevents pregnancy by acting as a barrier, preventing semen from entering the vagina so […]Read more »
DiaphragmUpdated 9 November 2022 under Health Guides.
Out of 100 people using a diaphragm with spermicidal cream or jelly Typical use: 12 people become pregnant Perfect use: 6 people become pregnant What is a (contraceptive) diaphragm and […]Read more »
SpermicidesUpdated 8 November 2022 under Health Guides.
Just like any other type of birth control, you need to use spermicides the correct way for them to be effective. Spermicides are much more effective when used with another […]Read more »
Cervical CapUpdated 9 November 2022 under Health Guides.
Out of 100 *nulliparous people using a cervical cap Typical use: 14 people become pregnant Perfect use: 9 people become pregnant Out of 100 *parous people using a cervical cap […]Read more »
Contraception: Success and Failure Rates of ContraceptivesUpdated 8 May 2022 under Health Guides.
These charts show the average number of women who accidentally get pregnant while using contraception over the course of one year. Typical Use: When contraception is not used every time, […]Read more »
Contraception: Pros and Cons of Different Contraceptive MethodsUpdated 8 May 2022 under Health Guides.
Here’s a list of the many available types of contraception, and the pros and cons of using each. Hormonal Implants Success Rate with Typical Use: 99% Pros Cons Long-term method […]Read more »