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How to put on a female condom

Female condoms are a great alternative to male condoms. They might seem a bit intimidating at first, but with a practice, you will be a pro soon.
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How to put on a female condom:

  1. Squeeze the inner ring (the smaller one), making the sides touch.
  2. Push the inner ring in as far as it will go. Leave the larger ring on the outside.
  3. Guide your partner's penis into the outer ring.
  4. When you've finished, twist the condom's outer ring, then pull it out.
  5. Throw away female condom in trash after using it one time. Do not reuse.

After putting in a lubricated condom, some women said they had their first orgasms!

Extra tips for female condoms

Make it sexy!
‘Tease me, tease me, until I lose control.’
Get your partner to put the condom in your vagina, and then using fingers or his penis to gently massage the outer ring on your labia or clitoris.

Look but don’t touch
Alternatively, you could put the condom in while your partner watches. Tell your partner that he can look but not touch!

Bump and grind
Many women like it when their partner hits the inner ring of the female condom. Try it to see if you like it too. Apparently, this is pretty erotic for the guys – so much so that in Ghana men buy female condoms to masturbate with!

You’re making me so hot
Unlike most male condoms, female ones are made out of nitrile, which is thinner than latex. So much so that when you’re having intercourse you can feel your partner’s body heat.

Other uses

While the manufacturers say that female condoms are to be used for vaginal sex, some couples say they are also great for anal sex. That's because they can be inserted before you get started, and can be removed after you are done, potentially reducing a mess.

Get a female condom from a Marie Stopes clinic near you. Click here to locate a clinic near you. 

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Hi Divinnah, Thank you for your contribution. Indeed when condoms are used correctly and consistently they will help prevent unplanned pregnancies and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) including HIV.
Hi Shirley, generally, the side effects of birth control pills are very small. Condoms are great, especially because they can protect from STDs, but unfortunately, they are not the most reliable method when it comes to preventing pregnancies.

Hey Peter, we appreciate your contribution. But as already mentioned Birth Control pills and methods in general as safe. If one chooses to have sex and they don't wish to have children at the time, they need to consider using a birth control up until the time they are ready to have children at which point they can get off the method and they should be able to get pregnant. Check out the following article;-

Interesting, They don't explain the difference between the two types of injections at the clinic, I usually take the 3 month injection to save me trips to the clinic, but it's actually better to take the monthly injection coz the risk of getting pregnant is lower. Thanks
my gal went through the 3 month injection(contraceptives)...afterwards she started experiencing breakthrough bleeding on daily bases...wotz wrong???!

Hi Doreen, condoms are effective when used correctly and consistently. However, because of the human element in the used of condoms there is a failure rate. At times the used will either not use the condoms correctly or they will not use the condoms each time they have sex compromising the effectiveness of condoms. Check out the following article;-

Hi Joy, if your follow the instruction provided, this is likely not to happen. Should it happen one can use their fingers to pull out the condom. Have a look at the instructions provided above and also look at the packaging information on how to use. 

Hi Angel, usually you or your partner should be able to pull it out if it is pushed in. In very rare cases would there be need for a health worker to be involved. More importantly, one should strictly follow the directions for use to avoid such challenges.

Hey Lukas, a condom will burst or break if used incorrectly which includes putting it on incorrectly or using a condom that is expired or has been damaged. If a condom breaks one should change it immediately, continuing to use it exposes one to the risk of getting Sexually Transmitted Infections and unplanned pregnancy. Have a look at the following article for correct use of condoms;-

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 12:54 pm
The inner ring they say gives pleasure to the man and woman. I have not tried it but I hope I get to try it very soon but I first have to find a partner ?????
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