FACT ABOUT A FEMALE CONDOM

Some women prefer to use a female condom as it means not having to rely on the man to wear the condom, and because they may achieve orgasm better.

Female condoms are usually more expensive but, like its male counterpart, they don’t need to be bought through prescription.

It’s widely used and can still be bought through healthcare professionals – sometimes even online.

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HOW TO PUT ON A FEMALE CONDOM

1.Practice Makes Perfect

Female condoms tend to venture on the pricey side of contraceptives. It’s best if a first-time user would try to practice using iton themselves before actual sexual intercourse at least 3 to 4 times.

This practice would save any user the agony of mistakes as anymistakes made at that point would be really regretful.

2.Remove the PackageRemoving the package carefully is a vital step as any damage to the condom made in this step may affect your future in more ways than one.

*.To ensure maximum protection, one must check the expiry date that is stated on the label first.

*.When tearing, make sure that you don’t forcefully tear it or useexcessive force that may damage the condom.

*.Afterward, one must check if there are any physicaldefects on the condom and its overall condition of the condom.If there is nothing wrong after a quick inspection, then it may be considered good for use. It’s basic knowledge on how to use female a condom correctly.

3.Lubricate It

The next step in how to use a female condom correctly is to lubricate it. Apply lubricant into the female condom even though it may be pre-lubricated.

This is to ensure the best results and the pleasant feeling later on the intercourse. Also, for best and maximum protection, apply”spermicide” to ensure the best protection and lessen the chances of an unplanned miracle.

While lubricating, one must take note of the differences of male and female condoms. A male condom’s outer ring faces outwards while the female condom’s outer ring faces inside to help it hold up. Knowing this, one should know where exactly to put the lubricant.

4Get the Right Position and Shape

When actually inserting the female condom,it is best to find a suitable position. It’s more or less just like inserting a tampon also because it’s crucial that it fits in perfectly or it will make an extreme mess.

Users must find a position that they’re comfortable in. Any position will do – laying, sitting, squatting, or standing up – it all would depend on the user.

5.Insert It

Inserting is an important step in knowing how to use female a condom correctly.

As aforementioned,inserting a female condom is like inserting a tampon. After finding a right position, one must hold the condom somewhat like apencil and insert in into thevagina. Once that it is inside, one must insert her finger insidethe condom andpush it carefullyuntil it reaches the back and until it reaches the cervix.

Once it reaches that position, it should not be felt anymore. If it is still felt, it is inserted incorrectly. This is a very crucial step to know how to use a female condom correctly. If it is inserted correctly, one must carefully pull out their finger gently.

The outer ring of the condom must still be seen and is still hanging out by an inch.

6Enjoy Sex with Female Condom

When everything is rightfully placedand checked, partners then may enjoy sexual intercourse without much worries.

The woman must tell the man where to insert his penis correctly, and the man’s penis must fit wholly inside the condom for it tobe used correctly.

For a female condom,it is very common to feel it moving side-to-side, as long as it does not feel loose.When the condom does come lose or the man’s penis has slipped before ejaculation, it is best to readjust the condom first for safety measures. Then one must carefully guide the man’s penis back into the condom and resume sexual interaction. It’s always best to know that one should never re-use a female condom. If it is used and filled up with semen, it’s best to throw it away as soon as possible.

7Remove It

When removing the condom, one must be careful as unnecessary force may cause it to rip and/or break inside. Properly removing the condom is a must and it’s the last step on how to use a female condom correctly.

One must twist the outer ring of thecondom that’s hanging out, pull it out gently using the twisted outer part as a handle,and throw it away immediately. As a fore mentioned,one must never re-use a condom because it is considered unsanitary and unsafe.

TYPES OF FEMALE CONDOMS

1.FC condom

Female condoms (FC) are made up of polyurethane, they also contain lubricant. The best part is that the lubricants in FC do not have any spermicide.

They are also known as ‘reality condom’.Female condom is like a loose fitted plastic tube. It is worn inside the vagina wherein, the open end remains outside the vagina while theclosed end covers the cervix.FCs has been extensively tested for its safety, efficacy and reliability. This condom is approved by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

2.FC2 condom

FC2 are economical than the originalFemale Condom (FC) as they are made up of synthetic nitrile which is comparatively cheaper.

FC2 has same design and usage as was that of the FC. However, FC2 are more affordable, reliable and have high quality.The inner ring facilitated insertion while the outer ring helps condom tobe on right place during the intercourse. Like FC, FC2 needs to beinserted prior to have optimum protection against unwanted pregnancy and STDs such as HIV/AIDS. Like its original version FC2 is also approved by U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

3.Path women’s condom

Path women condom is the latest female condom that is in its final phase of clinical testing. It is the last phase before getting approval from U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Path condoms are made of polyurethane. Many women complain that the inner ring of the condom cause pain so it is been replaced by foam dots. Inner ring of the condom is replaced by foam dots for easy insertion.

Besides this polyurethane is refined to get softer and thinner product, this provides more comfort to the person using it.

4.VA w.o.w.

condomVA Wow condom looks like a normal female condom. It is made up of latex material and has flexible V frame along with foldable inner sponge that holds the condom during sex.

VA Wow condoms are lubricated and claim to have 97% customer satisfaction. Even though this condom is available in the market from 2009 but is still waiting for FDA’s approval.

HOW TO USE A FEMALE CONDOM

*.The female condom is a sleeve or pouch with a closed end and a larger open end. Some female condoms have flexible rings at each end. Others have a flexible v-shaped frame.

*.Put the condom in place before your partner’s penis touches your vagina or rectum.

*.For use in the vagina, insert the narrow end of the condom, like inserting a diaphragm. The larger end goes over the opening to the vagina to protect the outside sex organs from infection.

*.Guide the penis into the large end to avoid unprotected contact between the penis and the partner’s rectum or vagina.

*.Some people have used female condomsin the rectum after removing the smaller ring. Put the condom over your partner’s erect penis. The condom will be inserted into the rectum along with the penis.

*.After sex, remove the condom before standing up. Twist the large end to keep the semen inside. Gently pull the condom out and throw it away.

HOW CONDOMS ARE USED

Condoms can protect you during contact between the penis, mouth, vagina, or rectum. Condoms won’t protect you from HIV or other infections unless you use them correctly and consistently.

*.Store condoms away from extreme heat, cold, or friction. Do not keep them in a wallet or a car glove compartment.

*.Check the expiration date. Don’t use outdated condoms.

*.Don’t open a condom package with your teeth. Be careful that your fingernails or jewelry don’t tear the condom. Body jewelry in or around your penis or vagina might also tear a condom.

*.Use a new condom every time you have sex, or when the penis moves from the rectum to the vagina.

*.Check the condom during sex, especially if it feels strange, to make sure it is still inplace and unbroken.

*.Do not use a male condom and a female condom at the same time.

*.Use only water-based lubricants with latex condoms, not oil-based. The oils in Crisco, butter, baby oil, Vaseline or cold cream will make latex fall apart.*.Use unlubricated condoms for oral sex (most lubricants taste awful).

*.Do not throw condoms into a toilet. They can clog plumbing.

ADVANTAGES OF FEMALE CONDOMS

1.Female condoms are larger than male condoms.They fit snuggly and they give your partner a comfortable zone because of the breathing space.

2.Female condoms can increase pleasure compared to male condoms

3.You can insert a female condom ahead of time before you start being busy which keep things hot and sponteneous with no interaption at all

4.During vaginal sex the inner ring of the condom may stimulate the tip of the penis and the external ring can rub against your vulva and critoris thus causing a greater feeling for both of you.