FAQs

Are there any known complications or adverse reactions associated with using the device?

There are no publications that discuss whether cap usage can cause TSS (toxic shock syndrome). The Instructions for Use instruct the user to remove the cap four to six hours after insertion to reduce the risk of TSS. The risk of Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) exists for products like tampons and other vaginal devices. TSS [...]

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Why does the cervical cap only come in one size?

The cap was designed for both women who have delivered before and women who have not. The cap was designed to accommodate both, and since the cervix sizes of both are very similar, the cap will fit both.

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Can I use a lubricant or moisturizer with the product?

If partners wish to use an intimate moisturizer, make sure to use a sperm-friendly one. Most intimate moisturizers are harmful to sperm. Products such as Pre-Seed™ lubricant do not cause harm to sperm.

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Can I use a regular condom with the applicator provided?

Use only the Conceptacle (the condom-like sheath with the cervical cap inside) provided in the Stork packaging. Other condoms may contain latex or spermicide which could kill sperm and impede your conception chances.

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Can the device be reused?

No, each device is designed for single-use only. None of The Stork parts should be reused or shared. Reuse of the device may result in an infection, which may endanger future fertility.

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