Key Points for Providers and Clients
  • The cervical cap is placed deep in the vagina before sex. It covers the cervix.
  • Requires correct use with every act of sex for greatest effectiveness.
  • Used together with spermicide to improve effectiveness.

What Is the Cervical Cap?

  • A soft, deep, latex or plastic rubber cup that snugly covers the cervix.
  • Comes in different sizes; requires fitting by a specifically trained provider.