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A 18-year-old female asked:

Does a penis have to be inserted into a vagina in order for one to get pregnant??

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
No, but...: That's how most people do it. However, we humans are an imaginative bunch, and can think of many other ways to get the egg and sperm to meet. The recommendation is to do it the usual way: meet the right person, date for a while, get engaged, get married and settle down, have penis-in-vagina sex, and have some cute babies.

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Last updated Dec 30, 2015

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