Due to my body having irregular periods, I decided against using birth control of the hormonal kind (i.e., pill), atleast until I am able to see a doctor. However, I still want to have a back-up to condoms for when I do have sex to cut down on the worries I have. I've been looking into products that contain spermicide and found the VCF contraceptive film. How effective it is in conjunction with a condom? Is it just as good as the sponge?
The combination of a contraceptive sponge and condoms is more effective than combining condoms and spermicide, because the sponge is more effective than spermicide (that's because it's more than just spermicide, it's also a barrier method of its own).
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