The key to having safe sex is using proper birth control. You may have heard or used the pill and male condom, but how about the female condom?
The female condom is a non-hormone form of birth control that the woman can use. Two types of female condoms have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration: the FC1 (made of polyurethane and no longer produced) and the FC2 (made of synthetic latex and has a silicone-based lubricant).
Here are some important facts about the female condom that you should know about.
It is a little less effective than the male condom
MedlinePlus stated that the female condom’s (more…)