Answers for new users
"They are little pricey so thankfully we can get it in 24hrs before having to remove it lol."
"It may be more expensive than other female OTCs, but it's more effective and lasts longer." -Stephanie 1/7/11
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 possiblitly of getting pregnant increases to about 1 out of 7 women (13-16%) when this product was not used correctly.
Summary of Clinical Efficacy Study:
- Today Sponge is 89-91% effective, what does it mean?*
- - Over 1850 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. "Worldwide method effectiveness of the Today vaginal contraceptive sponge." Adv Contracept 1985; 1:305-311.