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Barrier methods of birth control - series—Pathway of sperm

Pathway of sperm

Overview

Barrier methods of birth control prevent pregnancy by making sure that sperm and egg do not meet.

Review Date 1/30/2020

Updated by: LaQuita Martinez, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Alpharetta, GA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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