'Durex' diaphragm, England, 1955-1970

1955-1970 in England

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Rubber diaphragm, size 82 1/2, with instructions and case, in original carton, "Durex" brand, English, 1955-1970

Durex made this cervical cap. It is a barrier contraceptive. It sits over the cervix and acts as a barrier to sperm entering the uterus. The cap comes with a storage case and instructions. It was approved for use by the Family Planning Association. Cervical caps come in different sizes. Each woman wishing to use one is assessed by a physician to establish the correct size for her.


Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Contraception
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rubber, steel
Marie Stopes Memorial Foundation

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