A condom is a thin sheath that covers the penis during intercourse. it protects against std's.
Condoms prevent pregnancy by physically containing semen.
The chances of getting pregnant while using condom (latex) are: typical use- 14% perfect use- 37%
Can be found in convenience stores supermarkets, pharmacies, vending machines, and health clinics. Usually costs $1 or free on some clinics
how to use a condom
1. Wait for the man to become fully erect.
2. Check the expiration date on the condom packet, and then check the freshness of the pack by feeling for the air bubble.
3. Carefully tear open the condom package.
4. Unroll the condom about one half inch.
5. Pinching the tip to get the air out, place the condom on the penis. Leave the room at the tip. The tip of the rim should be facing up, so that you can easily roll the way down onto the penis.
6. Roll the condom all the way down the penis.
7. Smooth out any air bubbles.
8. Apply condom-safe lubricant to the outside of the condom. Oil-based lubricants should not be used with latex condoms, as they can damage latex and cause the condom break. Lubricant is a good idea, even if the condom is pre-lubricated.
-They're simple to use.
-Don't cost much.
-They can break.
-Can interfere with sexual activity.
-Women may be allergic to latex.