Can I get pregnant if he “pulls out”?
A popular but idiotic–you read that right–idiotic!–method of “birth control” is the pulling out method. This is not a form of birth control. You ABSOLUTELY can get pregnant using the pulling out method. Not only can there be semen in pre-cum which releases from the penis without your partner knowing, but it is also difficult for guys to hold off and withdraw in time.
Can I get pregnant during my period?
It is unlikely, but still possible to get pregnant during your period. While you are not ovulating during your period, it is possible for sperm to live in your body for up to seven days. Therefore, sperm could still be swimming around prepared to impregnate you when you do ovulate.
Can I get pregnant again if I have an abortion?
If you have an abortion, it will not affect your ability to get pregnant in the future. Provided that there are no complications, such as an infection.
Can I get pregnant if the semen leaks out of me?
Even though a lot of semen may drip out after ejaculation, lost stays in as well. You absolutely will be able to get pregnant.
Can I get pregnant if the condom broke?
It is certainly possible that you will get pregnant if the condom broke. A safeguard is go to your nearest pharmacy or women’s health clinic and get emergency contraception (Plan B). You can buy emergency contraception without a prescription if you are over 17. You will have to buy it at the prescription counter however.
Can I get pregnant if he stays in me after ejaculating into the condom?
Your partner can stay in you for a short time after ejaculating. However, when his erection softens he should pullout. Otherwise, the semen can spill into your vagina and you risk getting pregnant.
Can I get pregnant if I miss one Pill?
Probably not. If you only miss one of your pills, you should be ok. However, you should check your Pill pack for more specific directions. It’s also better to be safe than sorry–so if you’ve missed your period it’s best to use a condom until you’ve restarted a new pill pack.
Can I get pregnant the first time I have sex?
There is a myth circulating around that a girl can’t get pregnant the first time she has sex. This is ABSOLUTELY not true–you can get pregnant anytime you have sex. So use protection every time you have sex until you’re ready to start a family.