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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.

Update Date 4/5/2016

Updated by: Irina Burd, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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