Female condoms are available in stores, online, and some health centers. They usually cost around $3, but sometimes you can get them for free.
Where can I buy female condoms?
Female condoms are convenient because you don’t need a prescription from a doctor or nurse to get them. There’s no age requirement and you don’t need to show your ID.
The only brand of female condom that’s FDA approved and available in the U.S. is the FC2 Female Condom®. It’s available in drugstores, some supermarkets, family planning and health clinics, online, and at many Planned Parenthood health centers.
Female condoms can sometimes be a little harder to find than traditional condoms because they’re newer and not as well-known, but they’re becoming more popular and available. The FC2 Female Condom website has more info on where you can buy female condoms online and in stores.
Some people feel kind of awkward about going into a store and buying female condoms, but your health is way more important than a little embarrassment. Besides, you should be proud of buying female condoms — it means you’re being responsible, and taking care of your and your partner’s health. Go, you!
If you really feel like you can’t go into a store and buy condoms for yourself, ask someone you trust for help. You can also get female condoms at some Planned Parenthood health centers — judgment free!
How much do female condoms cost?
You can expect to pay about $6 for a pack of 3 female condoms.
Some family planning clinics and local health centers may provide female condoms for free. Contact your local Planned Parenthood health center for help.
No matter how much female condoms cost, the pregnancy and STD protection you get from them is totally worth it — your health is priceless.