Obtaining a diaphragm in Jerusalem
24 September, 2009
My rav said I could use a diaphragm for birth control for a certain amount of time. Where can I get one fitted, and where can I obtain one? I'm in Jerusalem. Thank you!
You can get a diaphragm fitted by a gynecologist, including the following (this list may not be comprehensive):
- The Shilo Contraceptive Clinic, 625-8412, 625-8841
- The B'shvilaych women's clinic in Geulah, 502-1096
- Dr Chana Catane (private or Meuchedet), 651-4259
- Dr Rodney Zentner, 624-8828
- Dr Hava Schreiber, 653-6854
- Dr Ernst Faus (Meuchedet), 561-2480
Diaphragms can also be fitted privately by a qualified nurse or midwife. You can find a list of women who fit diaphragms in Israel here. The page is in Hebrew, and the list is at the end of the page.
Once you are fitted and have a prescription, you can obtain a diaphragm at:
- Alba Pharmacy, Kikar Zion, 625-3703
- Wolfson pharmacy, 562-2361,
- Har Nof Pharmacy, 651-8294
You can also directly contact the importer to Israel: Itzik Pozansk, 052-838-9101.
Please be back in touch with any further questions.
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