The Female Condom
What is it?
It’s a devise used as a contraceptive barrier during sexual intercourse for the purposes of reducing the risk of sexually transmitted infections/diseases and unintended pregnancies.
Who owns it?
The Female Health Company which is located in Chicago Illinois owns the female condoms and have them manufactured and distributed throughout the world.
Who can use it?
The female condom is used by the receptive partner during vaginal and anal sex to block ejaculated semen from entering the body. Women and Men both are using this product to protect themselves during sexual intercourse.
How is it used?
There are several steps for use of this condom.
|Steps for Vaginal Use||Steps for Anal Use|
|1. Check the expiration date on the side fold of condom and tear package open at purple arrow. (Never use your teeth, knife or scissors to open and NEVER use if damaged)||1. Check the expiration date on the side fold of condom and tear package open at purple arrow.
(Never use your teeth, knife or scissors to open and NEVER use if damaged)
|2. Squeeze the sides of the small inside until the sides touch.||2. Remove the inside ring from the FC2.|
|3. Push the squeezed end of the FC2 into the vagina||3. Put FC2 on erected penis|
|4. Put your index finger into the FC2 and push it into the vagina as far as it will go.||4. Put FC2 protected and erected penis into the anus.|
|5. Keep the outer ring outside the body and use your hand to guide the penis into the FC2.||5. Keep the outer ring outside the body once entering the anus.|
|6. If the penis misses the FC2 and goes into the vagina, start over with a new FC2.||6. When you are ready to take the FC2 out twist it 3 times, pull it out of the anus then throw it in the trash. DO NOT flush it in the toilet.|
|7. When you are ready to take the FC2 out twist it 3 times, pull it out of the vagina then throw it in the trash. DO NOT flush it in the toilet.|
|Male Condoms||Female Condoms|
|Rolled on the men’s penis||Inserted into the woman’s vagina or anus|
|Made from latex||Loosely lines the vagina or anus|
|Can only be put on an erect penis||Can be prior to intercourse, not dependent on an erection|
|Must be removed immediately after ejaculation||Covers both the woman’s internal and part of the external genitalia and the base of the penis, thus provides broader protection; also provides broader protection between penis and anus|
|Little Lubrication||Highly lubricated, helps in insertion and intercourse|
|*** This table was written by the Female Health Company, manufacturer of the FC2 ***|