August 7, 2020 By Swapnil Suryawanshi

First use: 1980sPerfect use: 5%Typical use: 21%BenefitsNo external drugs or clinic visits requiredUser reminders: To avoid risk of incorrect use, read the instructions carefully prior to use.

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May 21, 2020 – You can often get female condoms free from sexual health clinics or healthcare professionals, and they are sold in some shops and pharmacies.

Are female condoms more pleasurable :

Maximum pleasure :

Using female condoms can make sex more pleasurable for men and women. During vaginal sex, the female condom’s inner ring may stimulate the tip of the penis, and the external ring can rub against the vulva and clitoris – this can feel great for both of you.

What Does a Female Condom feel like :

 Female condoms increase pleasure for both partners during sex. During vaginal sex, the female condom’s outer ring rubs against the clitoris while the inner ring stimulates the head of the penis. The female condom is extremely wide and pre-lubricated, which some guys say feels better.

What is female condom :

It protects against pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The female condom is a soft, loosefitting pouch with a ring on each end. One ring is inserted into the vagina to hold the female condom in place. The ring at the open end of the condom remains outside the vagina.

Do you need a prescription for a female condom :

Female condoms are available over the counter. Female condoms are covered by most health insurance plans when prescribed by a healthcare provider. They are safe and effective to use. You can insert a female condom up to eight hours before you are ready to have sex.

What are the disadvantages of female condoms :

The device is difficult to place in the vagina. The inner ring may cause discomfort. Some users consider the female condom cumbersome. The female condom may cause a urinary tract infection if left in vagina for a prolonged period.

he Woman’s Condom :

The Woman’s Condom, developed by PATH, through a user-centered design process, is a new female contraceptive designed for improved acceptability, ease of use, and good sensation. The Woman’s Condom is a polyurethane pouch that is partially enclosed in a capsule to aid insertion. The capsule dissolves quickly after insertion in the vagina, which releases the pouch. The condom is then held stable in the woman by foam pads. 

Female condom
Polyurethane female condom
First use1980s
Failure rates (first year)
Perfect use5%
Typical use21%
User remindersTo avoid risk of incorrect use, read the instructions carefully prior to use.
Advantages and disadvantages
STI protectionYes
Weight gainNo
BenefitsNo external drugs or clinic visits required

Awareness and access :

The Female Health Company: FC2 Female Condomfc2femalecondom.com

Female Health manufactures, markets and sells the FC2 Female Condom. FC2 is a revolutionary, female-initiated option offering women dual protection.

Recently, a number of initiatives have been undertaken by international and intergovernmental organizations to expand access to the female condom. In 2012, the United Nations Commission for Lifesaving Commodities for Women and Children (UNCoLSC) endorsed female condoms as one of its 13 Life-Saving Commodities.

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