(see also Questions and Answers)


  • Do not affect the feeling of sex. A few men report feeling the diaphragm during sex, but most do not.
  • Cannot pass through the cervix. They cannot go into the uterus or otherwise get lost in the woman's body.
  • Do not cause cervical cancer.
Why Some Women Say They Like the Diaphragm
  • Is controlled by the woman
  • Has no hormonal side effects
  • Can be inserted ahead of time and so does not interrupt sex