cervical cap


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a contraceptive device consisting of a small thimble-shaped cup that is placed over the uterine cervix to prevent the entrance of spermatozoa

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In addition it is not known whether adding N-9 to barrier methods such as the cervical cap or the diaphragm has any protective effect against sexually transmitted infections.
He and his colleagues studied 3,433 women fitted with a cervical cap -- a rubber cup about 3.
A cervical cap is a thimble or cap-shaped device smaller than a diaphragm that fits snugly over the cervix.
D] The cervical cap, one of the most effective and convenient
The Conception Kit contains fertility prediction tools, semen collectors and the only FDA-cleared home-use cervical cap for conception, which are designed to be used together for up to three months in order to enhance the couple's chance of becoming pregnant.
In the past 25 years, only two significant non-hormonal contraceptive options have been developed and are still available today: the cervical cap and the female condom.
The cervical cap was invented in 1860 as the result of vulcanised rubber being available and as a liberated woman of her time, I'm sure Irene probably experimented with them.
A cervical cap is a small, firm latex cup designed to hold spermicide close to the cervix.
The Prentif cervical cap was approved by the FDA 10 years ago on May 23, 1988.
These women turned to a variety of fertility-enhancing treatments, including Clomid(TM), artificial insemination, cervical cap insemination, in vitro fertilization and others, to improve their chances of conceiving.
The Conception Kit contains fertility prediction tools, semen collectors and the only FDA-cleared cervical cap for conception, which are designed to be used together for up to three months in order to enhance a couple's opportunity to conceive.