The Female Condom

What Is A Female Condom

- A Pouch that is inserted into the vagina to prevent pregnancy -

- Reduces the risk of sexually transmitted infections -

- Can be used for vaginal & anal intercourse -

How it Work.

- It collects pre-cum & semen when a man ejaculates -

-This keeps sperm from entering the vagina-

-Pregnancy cannot happen if sperm cannot join with an egg -

- By covering the inside of the vagina or anus and keeping semen and pre-cum out, condoms reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections. -

- can be inserted by a partner as part of sex play -

- To insert the female condom:  Put lubricant on the outside of the closed end. Find a comfortable position. You can stand with one foot on a chair, sit on the edge of a chair, lie down, or squat. Squeeze together the sides of the inner ring at the closed end of the condom and insert it into the vagina like a tampon. Push the inner ring into the vagina as far as it can go until it reaches the cervix. Pull out your finger and let the outer ring hang about an inch outside the vagina. -

How Effective?

- If women always use the female condom correctly, 5 out of 100 females will become pregnant. If not, 21 out of 100 with be pregnant. -

- Effectiveness is also a concern when it comes to safer sex. The female condom also reduces the risk of many sexually transmitted infections, including HIV -


- Women use the female condom even their partners refuse so as to protecrt themselves & their partner from sexually transmitted diseases. -

- Prevents Pregnancy -

- do not require a prescription -

- stay in place whether or not a man maintains his erection -


- cause irritation of the vagina, vulva, penis, or anus -

-Female condoms are more difficult to insert, remove and more expensive than the male condom. -

- slip into the vagina during vaginal intercourse, or into the anus during anal intercourse-

- reduce feeling during intercourse -