Research shows that with typical use the internal condom is around 79% effective, and the male condom around 87% effective. With perfect use the male condom is 98% effective, slightly more than the internal condom at 95%.
The internal condom is made of a thin, strong plastic called polyurethane, or a substance called nitrile.
It shouldn't be uncomfortable. It’s loose fitting and is meant to move whilst you have sex.
Yes. Menstrual blood will have no impact on the effectiveness of the female condom.
Internal condoms cover the length of the vagina and penis, whereas diaphragms are small, cup-shaped discs that cover the cervix only.
PP-UN-WHC-GB-0082 September 2023