A female condom also known as a femidom or internal condom is a device that is used during sexual intercourse as a barrier contraceptive to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections STIs — such as gonorrheasyphilisand HIVthough its protection against them is inferior to that by male condoms  and unintended pregnancy. Invented by Danish MD Lasse Hesselit is worn internally by the female partner and provides a physical barrier to prevent exposure to ejaculated semen or other body fluids. Female condoms can be used by the receptive partner during anal sex.
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Condoms can protect you against sexually transmitted infections STIs and they can be used to prevent pregnancy. The female condom is a tube of soft plastic polyurethane that has a closed end. Each end has a ring or rim.
Back to Your contraception guide. Female condoms are made from soft, thin synthetic latex or latex. They're worn inside the vagina to prevent semen getting to the womb. Female condoms are a barrier method of contraception worn inside the vagina.
Jump to navigation. Female condoms are an alternative to male condoms. Instead of going on the penis, they go inside the vagina to prevent sexually transmitted infections STIs including HIV and pregnancy.
Female condoms have many of the same attributes and advantages as male condoms. They help prevent pregnancy by stopping sperm from entering your vagina during intercourse. Female condoms are latex pouches that you insert into your vagina.
A female condom is a soft, loosefitting pouch that's inserted into the vagina before sex to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. The female condom is a birth control contraceptive device that acts as a barrier to keep sperm from entering the uterus. It protects against pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections STIs. The female condom is a soft, loosefitting pouch with a ring on each end.
You may or may not realize that the female condoma. The revamped version is called the FC2, standing for—you guessed it—female condom 2. Putting in a female condom can be a sensual way to set the mood.