Contraception: Quiz

Updated 8 May 2022 under Health Guides.

There are many different types of contraception that vary in how effective they are at preventing pregnancy, how much they cost, how easy they are to use, and whether they […]

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My boyfriend and I want to have sex but I’m afraid of getting pregnant. We plan to use condoms but should we wait until I am on the birth control pill?

Updated 7 August 2018 under Ask Us.

Waiting to have sex until you are on birth control pills is the best choice to prevent pregnancy since the pill is more effective than condoms alone. Latex condoms lower […]

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If the condom was to break or slip off inside of my vagina, with semen in it and only a little bit got in my vagina, could I still get pregnant?

Updated 27 March 2018 under Ask Us.

Yes, you absolutely could still become pregnant! Even if the tear in the condom is tiny, it’s still big enough for sperm to leak out and reach an egg. This […]

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I’m 16 and I’m still a virgin. I’m not on the pill and I want to have sex. If I have sex and the guy wears a condom what are the chances of getting pregnant?

Updated 30 March 2017 under Ask Us.

Condoms are very effective in lowering your risk for most sexually transmitted infections (STIs); however, they are only 82% effective with typical use in preventing pregnancy. This means that out […]

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Is there any way you can get free condoms delivered to your home discreetly? I just can’t walk into the health department or Walmart!

Updated 25 July 2016 under Ask Us.

If you Google “free condoms” you’ll find some organizations that will send you sample condoms in discreet packaging, free of charge. This will give you a chance to try different […]

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How do I know if a man is wearing a condom correctly?

Updated 7 January 2015 under Ask Us.

Great question! First, you and your partner will need to learn how to use condoms correctly. This begins with opening up the condom wrapper with care. Open the wrapper carefully: Be […]

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I recently started taking birth control. I am on my second pack of pills, and I was wondering when it is safe to have sex without a condom?

Updated 22 December 2014 under Ask Us.

It is never really “safe” to have sex without a condom unless you and your partner are having sex for the very first time and you have never been sexually […]

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I have MRKH syndrome and have unprotected sex very frequently. Because I have no uterus (just ovaries), I don’t have to be worried about getting pregnant, right??

Updated 12 November 2014 under Ask Us.

You are correct. You don’t have to worry about getting pregnant if you don’t have a uterus however, if you are having unprotected intercourse, you are at risk for many […]

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I’m on birth control pills and my boyfriend and I use condoms. Recently while we were having sex, the condom broke. I forgot to take my Pill that night, could I still get pregnant?

Updated 22 July 2014 under Ask Us.

There is a slight chance you could be pregnant. You should always take a forgotten birth control pill as soon as you remember. If you miss 1 birth control pill, […]

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