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Associated Press, Contraceptive sponge back on the market, Washington Post, Mar.
Elaine considers the contraceptive sponge, which has been discontinued, to be the best method.
An epidemiological study also found that a diaphragm or contraceptive sponge provides some women with better protection against certain sexually transmitted diseases than does relying on their male partner's use of a condom (141: 310).
Pirri has selected Keata as a long-term exclusive supplier to meet the requirements for its worldwide markets for Protectaid, a contraceptive sponge for women, including resale to third parties through distribution agreements.
The Today contraceptive sponge is back after an 8-year absence.
One way of improving its efficiency is to use it in conjunction with a contraceptive sponge or spermicide.
Younger women were more aware of methods such as condoms, withdrawal, the morning-after pill, the contraceptive sponge, and the female condom, which are methods that could be used more episodically or spontaneously.
The use of diaphragm or contraceptive sponge provides some women with better protection against certain sexually transmitted diseases than does relying on their partner's use of a condom.