1. The pull-out method is not a method, you can still get pregnant - males secrete sperm all throughout the sex act. They cannot feel it and they certainly cant control it. Even if he doesnt see fluid when he masturbates it still occurs. Vaginal sex is much more intense than masturbation and sperm is microscopic. The majority of sperm are released during ejaculation but many are released prior and it only takes one!
2. You can get pregnant if he just rubs his area on your area, but doesn't stick it in, but chances are very small
3. You can get pregnant if you have sex in the water
4. You can get pregnant while on your period
5. You can get pregnant anytime of the month, you never know when you are actually ovulating
6. Sperm do not die immediately on contact with the air
7. You can get pregnant even if you douche afterwards
8. You can get pregnant during the 1st time
9. You can get pregnant even if you haven't had your period yet, you may be ovulating for the first time and don't know it yet.
10. You can get pregnant while on birth control, it only reduces the risks, the same as condoms
11. You can get pregnant standing up
12. You can get pregnant even if you take a bath or shower afterward
13. You can have your period, and still be pregnant
14. You do not have to have an orgasm to get pregnant
15. You can get pregnant at any time during your cycle
16. You can get pregnant from pre-cum
17. You can get pregnant in any position
18. You cannot get pregnant from oral sex (some people think u can)
19. You can get pregnant even if you go pee right after sex!
20. You can get pregnant while breastfeeding, chances are only slightly lower when first beginning breast feeding then fertility soon returns. This was used as a method back in the dark ages before reliable birth control was widely available. It belongs in the same myth trash basket that pulling out belongs in! These were only considered methods way back before reliable methods became readily available so like back when your grandmother's mother was young. Even then they had condoms but many couldn't afford them. They are very affordable now and available in most mens bathrooms in most gas stations and convenience stores so there is NO excuse for not having one now days!
21. Birth control is only 98-99% effective if taken 100% correctly
22. All women ovulate at different times of the month. New studies indicate women may even ovulate multiple times per month, so don't trust your cycle to be your birth control.
23. Weed, mountain dew and coffee do not make you sterile, so don't listen to that bull either. If a man tells you he has had a vasectomy or that he is sterile ask for medical proof.
24. Anal sex will not make you pregnant although it can transfer std's, cause long term problems
25. Home pregnancy tests are not 100% accurate, false negative are much more common than false positives.
26. Kissing your boyfriend will not make you pregnant, neither will holding hands but these can lead to sex so you may want to have a condom available so you don't get caught up in the "heat of the moment"!! It is no excuse.
27. Stressing can make your period late, even if you are not pregnant.
28. The only way to know if you are pregnant for sure is to take a test. You can not find out by looking at your symptoms. This will only stress you out more! Test.
It doesn't matter what your story is, when you had your period, how many times you had sex, if he did or didn't ejaculate, cum (or nut), if you're on birth control, whether or not the condom broke, or anything. You always have a chance of being pregnant, and that's exactly what we're going to tell you. So before you post, test! You can test 4 days before your first missed period, better yet, a week after your period is late so don't ask us your chances of being pregnant, just test!!
Common things that can mess up your cycle:
2) starting birth control
3) stopping birth control
4) switching birth control methods
5) puberty and natural horomonal changes
6) not eating enough or dieting
7) taking hormones, steroids, or other prescription drugs
8 ) illness
The science bit:
* sperm can live for up to 3 to 5 days inside the female body.
* an egg is viable for up to 36 hours after ovulation.
* ovulation typically occurs 14 days before, not after, your period (regardless of cycle length).
* it is rare for the luteal (post ovulation) phase to change, a longer cycle usually means you ovulate later.
* it is impossible to know exactly when you ovulate, without being a dedicated long term charter. Therefore it is impossible to say exactly when you are fertile. Women can change from month to month so fertility charts are a guess at best.
* pregnancy is a risk you take any time you have sex (even on hormonal birth control because that is only, at best, 98-99% effective).
* day one of the cycle is the first day of bleeding.
*therefore your window of highest fertility is from 5 days prior to ovulation until 2 days after
Hope this information is helpful. Please refer back whenever you think you may be pregnant!