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Make sure every woman knows she has options.
Today Sponge is an alternative barrier method of contraception for women who cannot, or choose not to use hormonal contraceptives.

Today Sponge is 89-91% effective. In clinical studies, about 1 out of 10 women (9-11%) got pregnant during the first year of use when using this product correctly all the time. The possibility of getting pregnant increases to about 1 out of 7 (13-16%) women when this product was not used correctly.

Summary of Clinical Efficacy Study:
Today Sponge is 89-91% effective, what does it means?*

  • Over 1,850 women used the Today Sponge over a 1 year period
  • Over 230,000 acts of intercourse produced 179 pregnancies
  • Translation: One Pregnancy for Every 1287 Acts of Intercourse

*McClure DA, Edelman DA. "Worldwide method effectiveness of the Today vaginal contraceptive sponge." Adv Contracept 1985; 1:305-311.

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