What are advantages of a cervical cap for contraception?

Updated: Dec 10, 2018
  • Author: Frances E Casey, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG  more...
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It provides continuous contraceptive protection for its duration of use regardless of the number of intercourse acts. Unlike with the diaphragm, additional spermicide is not necessary for repeated intercourse. The cervical cap does not involve ongoing use of hormones.


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