| 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. Women,
now you can rest assured you will always be protected with FC.
The "female condom" fits inside the vagina
like the diaphragm and also covers the vulva. It has the advantage of not requiring a man
to maintain an erection during use. The
female condom is a valuable option for women who want to prevent sexually transmitted
infection or unintended pregnancy.
The Pill, IUD, Norplant®,
Depo-Provera®, vasectomy, and tubal sterilization offer greater protection against
pregnancy than condoms, but no protection against sexually transmitted infections. Many
people use latex condoms along with these and other methods for the best protection
against both pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections.
FC Female Condom (FC) has been studied
in settings around the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Joint United
Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) encourage the introduction of the Female Condom as
a new method of prevention and as an additional tool in efforts to respond to the needs of
women and men in sexual and reproductive health.
FC comes pre-lubricated with a
silicone-based, non-spermicidal lubricant. This lubrication helps assist in the insertion
of the device and allows easy movement during intercourse. Women, if you suffer from vaginal
dryness additional lubricant may be