Birth control methods, such as the shot, may require a larger one-time payment that includes the cost of the shot and the cost of the regular visit to your doctor to get the shot. Methods such as
birth control pills also require regular visits to your doctor as
well as prescriptions each month.
A diaphragm is a round piece of flexible rubber with a rigid rim. Before intercourse, the diaphragm is placed in the vagina against the cervix. The diaphragm prevents semen from entering the uterus. Spermicide should always be used with a diaphragm for it to be most effective.