We're all well aware that there are many different types of birth control out there — or at least, despite being fuzzy on what they actually are outside of the pill and a condom, we trust the official-sounding commercials that tell us so. For those of you who are curious, BuzzFeed conducted a little experiment in which women tried female condoms for the first time, and it's pretty illuminating mostly because what they say out loud is what's totally going through our heads. It's important to be well-acquainted with different types of responsible sex practices.
The internal condom, also called a female condom, offers women the advantage of a form of contraception and STI prevention that she can control. It has a soft ring on each end. The outer, larger ring stays on the outside of the vagina and partly covers the labia lips.
At the arrow, tear down the package and remove the FC2 package carefully, especially if you wear rings and jewelry. Do not use a knife or scissors that could damage the condom. Make sure the inner ring is at the bottom of the condom.
Condoms, both female and male, remain the only contraceptive method that can also protect against sexually transmitted infections STIsincluding HIV, and they have a whole lot of other benefits too. Find out more in our video:. The female condom is not just for women, and can be used for vaginal and anal sex.
Female condoms give a woman more control when she needs it. Reality, the first condom designed to be worn by women. Made of soft polyurethane, the female condom actually offers more protection against pregnancy and disease because it covers more area.
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 has several advantages over the male condom. Use of female condoms is controlled by women. This provides a nice option in a world where most STD prevention technologies are controlled by men.