Although everyone is different with different needs and opinions, the one thing that most people agree on is the fact that they do not want to have another baby too soon after the last one. The only way that this can be achieved is to use some form of contraception to prevent that unwanted pregnancy.
 
Again, this is where people differ a lot. It is a matter of finding out which contraceptives are available, learning as much as possible about them, and then making a choice as to which one will suit you best.
 
One of the many contraceptives available is the cervical cap. Smaller when compared to the diaphragm, the cervical cap is made of rubber or silicone and covers the cervix only. A doctor or a nurse is required for the initial fitting. The cervical cap is inserted prior to intercourse, and must not be let in the vagina for more than forty-eight hours.
 
As all women are built differently, the cervical cap is not recommended for every woman, as it may not fit the cervix properly. Also, it is a less reliable form of contraception, more so in women who have given birth due to the possibility of the cervix being distorted. The effectiveness of the cervical cap is increased when used in conjunction with spermicides.

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