The FemCap is very highly accepted by women and their partners. In clinical trials, the majority of women who had prior experience with the diaphragm preferred the FemCap.
FemCap training is relatively simple. Women can insert and remove the FemCap in the squatting position on their own very easily and quickly.
Women Who Would be Very Successful Using the FemCap
- Are highly motivated and educated
- Cannot tolerate the side effects of hormones
- Have contraindications to IUDs
- Are allergic to latex rubber or do not rely on the male to use the condom
Women Who Would Tend to Have a Higher Failure Rate with The FemCap
- Have used the earlier version of the FemCap
- Have aversions to touching their genitalia
- Lack motivation and/or planning