Nonhormonal barrier methods include:
  • Intrauterine device (IUD)
  • Male condom
  • Female condom
  • Cervical cap
  • Contraceptive sponge
  • Diaphragm
  • Spermicide
Barrier Methods
help block sperm from reaching an egg so that fertilization cannot take place
Effectiveness of nonhormonal products is not equal
Percentage of women experiencing an unintended pregnancy within the first year of use, as directed:
If you are looking for a nonhormonal birth control product, you have several options to consider. Use this website to educate yourself.
*Product may be less effective in women who have previously given birth.