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What are female condoms?
Female condoms can be made of polyuréthane or latex. The female condom is put into the vagina and loosely lines it. If used correctly, the female condom stops sperm from entering the vagina, so it prevents pregnancy. The female condom is 95% effective, if used correctly every time a couple has sex. Read more »
How does a female condom work?
Condoms stop the sperm from reaching the egg by creating a physical barrier to prevent fertilization. A female condom is made of polyurethane or latex. It is put in the vagina and loosely lines it. If used according to instructions it is 95% effective. This means that five women in 100 will get… Read more »
How do I use a female condom?
Check the expiration date on the package to make sure the condom is not too old to be effective. The female condom can be inserted up to 8 hours before having sex. The female condom has 2 rings, one (the smallest, that is Inside of the condom in the closed side) should be inserted in the vagina Read more »
What are the advantages of female condoms?
Female condoms are controlled by the woman. Female condoms are 95% effective in preventing pregnancy. They can be used at any time, including during menstruation. A woman can insert the female condom up to 8 hours before sex. Female condoms lower the risk of STIs for both partners. Not only… Read more »
What are the disadvantages of female condoms?
Condoms must be used correctly to prevent pregnancy. If a condom is not put on before the penis touches the vagina, pregnancy can occur, because some sperm may come out of the penis before the condom is put on. When using a female condom, the couple needs to make sure the penis is in the condom… Read more »