Back to Your contraception guide. Female condoms are made from soft, thin synthetic latex or latex. They're worn inside the vagina to prevent semen getting to the womb. Female condoms are a barrier method of contraception worn inside the vagina. They prevent pregnancy by stopping sperm meeting an egg.
Clue is on a mission to help you understand your body, periods, ovulation, and so much more. Start tracking today. Female condoms also known as internal condoms are a barrier-type of contraceptive that is inserted into the vagina prior to having sex. Female condoms protect against unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections STIs. People may enjoy sex more with a female condom because they feel safe knowing that they are in control of their sexual and reproductive health.
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Condoms are thin pouches that keep sperm from getting into the vagina. There are male condoms and female condoms:. Condoms work by keeping semen the fluid that contains sperm from entering the vagina. The male condom is placed on the penis when it becomes erect. It is unrolled all the way to the base of the penis while holding the tip of the condom to leave some extra room at the end.