Diaphragm

Made from: Silicone

A reusable silicone dome-shaped cup that covers the cervix to keep sperm out. A provider does the initial fitting and gives a prescription for the right size. You put it in yourself at home each time you have sex. It's best to always use spermicide with a diaphragm. Read more.

The diaphragm does not protect against HIV or STIs. Always use a condom.

Effectiveness based upon typical use.​

88% Effective
One-time Use
Stopped Anytime

Are there any side effects?

Side effect may include vaginal irritation. Nonoxynol-9 (the most common spermicide) may increase the risk of HIV and other STDs.