Contraception or birth control comes in many different forms and methods, but they are all similar in that they are used to prevent pregnancy occurring as a result of having sex. There are many different forms of contraception, it is important that you find the one(s) that work for you. The two main types of contraception are the barrier method and the hormonal method.
The diaphragm (die-ah-fram) is a shallow, dome-shaped cup with a flexible rim. It is made of silicone. You insert it into the vagina. When it is in place, it covers the cervix.