Female Condom, Femidom – NHS Sexual Health & Blood Borne Viruses | Tayside

Female condoms are a barrier method of contraception, worn inside the vagina. They prevent pregnancy by stopping sperm from meeting an egg.

A female condom can be put into the vagina any time before sex – but make sure the penis doesn’t come into contact with the vagina before the condom has been put in. Semen can still come out of the penis even before a man has had an orgasm buy levitra here (fully ejaculated).

When used correctly, female condoms are 95% effective in preventing pregnancy and the transmission of STIs. Barrier methods like condoms and female condoms are the only method of contraception that protects against both pregnancy and STIs. 

Female condoms are available from free condom outlets in Tayside.

For information on how to use a female condom, please click here.