Prentif Cavity-Rim Cervical Cap, Four Sizes

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Title

Prentif Cavity-Rim Cervical Cap, Four Sizes

Subject

cervical cap, contraceptives, pregnancy, birth control, family planning

Description

Diaphragms and cervical caps were both used as barrier methods of contraception. While the diaphragm was more widely prescribed in the United States, the cervical cap was typically ordered from a distributor in England. Both cervical caps and diaphragms had to be fitted to determine the correct size for each individual woman.

Date

1980s

Rights

In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted

Format

Smallest cervical cap is 1.25 inches in diameter; largest is 1.75 inches in diameter.

Language

English

Type

silicone rubber

Identifier

2018-1000-0003

Contributor

Gift of Pat Oriet