Safari browser is no longer supported on Windows. It has known security flaws and will display this website and others incorrectly. Your experience will be compromised. Update or change your browser Don't show this notice again. A diaphragm is a shallow, cup-shape made of silicone.
Diaphragms are not widely available in Canada. Buying the necessary spermicidal jelly to use with the diaphragm is difficult. The diaphragm is used to prevent pregnancy. A diaphragm is called a barrier method because it keeps the sperm and eggs apart. It is made of rubber or silicone and shaped like a dome, and it has a firm, flexible rim. It fits inside your vagina and covers the cervix, which is the opening of the uterus.
A contraceptive diaphragm is a nonhormonal birth control method that is used to prevent pregnancy. It has a soft latex-free dome with a flexible rim made from silicone. Latex diaphragms are no longer being made; however, they may be available in certain regions outside of the U.
The diaphragm is a form of female contraception. This page explains how the diaphragm works and tells you how to use it. A diaphragm fits inside the vagina and is used each time you have sex. It covers your cervix entrance to the uterus and stops sperm from getting through to join an egg.