Diaphragm Patient Teaching
by Cathy Parkes November 16, 2020 Updated: December 29, 2021
Important patient teaching about diaphragms:
- Diaphragms should remain in place for 6 hrs after intercourse.
- Spermicide needs to be reapplied after each act of intercourse.
- Women need to be refitted for diaphragms: every 2 years, after a 20% weight change, or after a pregnancy.
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