Female Condom

A female condom protects against both pregnancy and STI’s, like a male condom, but is worn inside the vagina instead of on the penis, containing ejaculate and preventing sperm from entering the vagina.

  • Effectiveness

    79% effective

  • Potential Side Effects

    None, except possibly minor irritation of vagina or penis.

  • STI Prevention

    Provides protection against many STIs if used perfectly, and without breakages.

  • Hormone Free

    Does not contain hormones

  • Accessibility

    Available at clinics, online, and in some drugstore and supermarkets.

  • Cost

    $0 – $10

    Provided free at many sexual health clinics around the province, such as Options for Sexual Health.

  • Health Benefits

    Protection against many STI’s.