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I know I'm dumb but how does a diaphram work? Birth control.

I've never actually heard how it's used or anything.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:45 PM on Apr. 10, 2010 in Health

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  • Why would you say you are dumb?
    outstandingLove

    Answer by outstandingLove at 2:47 PM on Apr. 10, 2010

  • keeps sperm from entering the uterus by blocking the cervix
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:49 PM on Apr. 10, 2010

  • Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:52 PM on Apr. 10, 2010

  • Its like a condom for a girl . It blocks spe4rm from coming in. you always need spermicidal with it. You stick it up in your cervix and if I remember correctly it can stay in there for 12 hours or something like that.
    Precious333

    Answer by Precious333 at 2:58 PM on Apr. 10, 2010

  • The female condom is a completely different form of birth control. The diaphragm functions as a spermicide holder over the cervix.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 3:03 PM on Apr. 10, 2010

  • The diaphragm is quite large and blocks the entrie area around the cervix. Combined with spermicide that kills the sperm, it blocks conception. You have to leave it in for a certain amount of time after sex so that the spermicide can work. If you want to have sex again, you add more spermicide. Once it is in place you can't really feel it....
    BJoan

    Answer by BJoan at 3:51 PM on Apr. 10, 2010

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