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 […]Read more »
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 […]Read more »
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 […]Read more »
Lately my friends have been talking about sex and I’ve been really trying not to think about it much because I really don’t have time for it but…it’s been bothering me for a while now…if your partner wears a condom and it breaks, what could happen and could I still get diseases?Updated 10 August 2016 under Ask Us.
It’s normal to have questions and be curious about sex and it’s also normal to not want to think about it because you have many other more important things on […]Read more »
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 […]Read more »
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 […]Read more »
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 […]Read more »
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 […]Read more »
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, […]Read more »