The female condom is a barrier method of contraception, which is not very widely used. It is made of thin plastic and is worn inside the vagina during sex.

What is in the Female condom?

Female condoms (sometimes referred to as a Femidom) are soft thin plastic pouches that are made of a thin
strong plastic called polyurethane
or a substance called nitrile.

Alternative to Female condom


During or before sex


79% - 95%

Blood clot risk


Effect on fertility



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Detailed information

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