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 »
Whether or not you have CF, there is a lot to consider when you are deciding to have children. As someone with CF, you will need to think about your […]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 »
The most common cause of a missed period is pregnancy; however, there can be other causes including: hormone imbalance (that interrupts or delays ovulation), exercise, low weight or weight loss […]Read more »
It’s been my first month on the Depo-Provera shot and I haven’t started my period at all! Is that normal and could I be pregnant?Updated 9 March 2016 under Ask Us.
What you describe sounds normal. Most girls/women get their first Depo-Provera® injection (shot) during the first five days of a normal menstrual period. You are then protected from pregnancy right […]Read more »
Getting pregnant is a common concern among adolescents who are involved in a sexual relationship. The only way you can 100% guarantee not getting pregnant is by not having sex. […]Read more »
My friend just turned 14 and she and her way older boyfriend who is in high school want to have a baby. I’m so worried but I don’t know what to do! I don’t want to get her in trouble, but I want her to understand the dangers involved. What should I do?!Updated 5 May 2015 under Ask Us.
Your friend is lucky to have someone like you to be so concerned about her and her well-being. You are right to be worried because there are several reasons why […]Read more »
While most women become pregnant by vaginal intercourse, women can also rarely get pregnant by ejaculation of sperm right at the opening of the vagina. Another way to get pregnant […]Read more »