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What is the cervical shield?

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This cup-shaped device is a “barrier method” of birth control for women. It’s made of silicone, and it covers the cervix so that sperm can’t get into the uterus.

The shield has a valve on it that creates suction when you insert it, to help it fit against the cervix.

From: What Is the Cervical Shield? WebMD Medical Reference

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Lea's Shield. 

Fem Cap.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on November 14, 2017

SOURCES: 

FDA.

Lea's Shield. 

Fem Cap.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on November 14, 2017

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