• The lactic-acid-containing gel should be applied to the diaphragm within two hours of intercourse.
  • If there is any longer gap, then more gel should be used.
  • The gel is not a spermicide.
  • After inserting the Caya®, check that the cervix is covered by feeling with your fingers.
  • When it is time to remove the diaphragm, insert a finger into the vagina just behind the pubic bone to hook down and remove the diaphragm.
  • Wash the diaphragm after use and dry thoroughly.
  • Do not use any other products on the diaphragm.
  • If well-cared for, the diaphragm can last two years.