Meaning of barrier method in English:

barrier method



  • A method of contraception using a device or preparation which prevents live sperm from reaching an ovum.

    ‘In order to prevent sexually transmitted infections as well as pregnancy, you must use a barrier method of contraception.’
    • ‘Condoms are a barrier method of contraception.’
    • ‘The only way to have safe sex is to use a reliable barrier method of contraception such as a condom.’
    • ‘When appropriate, the use of an intrauterine contraceptive device or other barrier method of birth control is ideal.’
    • ‘The most common reasons for seeking emergency contraception are failure of a barrier method of contraception (usually condoms) and failure to use any method.’
    • ‘A barrier method of contraception should be used to prevent pregnancy while taking hormonal medicines because they can damage a developing baby.’
    • ‘You should also use a barrier method of contraception, such as a condom until the problem has been identified.’
    • ‘In patients at risk for STDs, greater emphasis should be placed on use of a barrier method of contraception, either alone or in combination with another contraceptive method.’
    • ‘Using a barrier method of birth control, such as a condom or having sex with only one long-term partner also can reduce your exposure to these diseases.’
    • ‘This observation suggests a protective role of barrier method of contraception.’
    • ‘‘Our message to Ryerson students, both male and female, is that the female condom is a safe additional barrier method available for sexual protection,’ says Dias.’
    • ‘Condoms are also the most widely available barrier method in Zambia,’ she said.’
    • ‘For our presentation, we chose to encourage sexually active young people to limit the number of their sexual partners and to use contraception, especially barrier methods such as condoms.’
    • ‘Even if it's technically impossible to produce a 100% fail - safe contraceptive, barrier methods still have a role to play in preventing unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases.’
    • ‘The church will also continue to oppose barrier methods of contraception, including condoms, as well as the morning-after pill.’
    • ‘‘We are also working with drama groups which are sensitising the communities on the advantages of contraceptives as barrier methods against unwanted pregnancies,’ he said.’
    • ‘Diaphragms and caps are barrier methods of contraception.’
    • ‘To reduce risk of transmission patients should be advised to use barrier methods and to avoid sexual intercourse when symptomatic.’
    • ‘The Department of Health has a long-standing commitment to the provision of preventive barrier methods.’
    • ‘Improved barrier methods and potent safe spermicides with antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties are in demand.’