Clue is on a mission to help you understand your body, periods, ovulation, and so much more. Start tracking today. Female condoms also known as internal condoms are a barrier-type of contraceptive that is inserted into the vagina prior to having sex. Female condoms protect against unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections STIs.
A female condom or femidom, also known by the brand name FC2, is a flexible pouch that is inserted into the vagina or anus before sex. They can help prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. During intercourse, the thin silicone-coated, polyurethane or nitrile sheath collects ejaculated semen. The female condom looks different from the male condom.
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 — also called an internal 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.
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.