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Are Condoms Safe During Pregnancy
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Safe sex if pregnant: Only if you trust your partner and are monogamous. Otherwise, no. ...Read more
Is it safe to have sex during the 3rd trimester of pregnancy? When to stop doing sex? Condoms are recommended or not in this period?
Yes: Sex is safe throughout pregnancy unless your doctor tells you not to due to a specific complication of pregnancy. Sex is an important way for couples to maintain intimacy. It is a normal and healthy activity during pregnancy. If there is concern for std and you are not in a stable monogamous relationship then condoms should be used. ...Read more
What is the chance of pregnancy on day 7 of a cycle that lasts 33-35 days with using a condom during the last half of intercource?
During first time a condom broke. It's been two weeks and I took a pregnancy test that showed negative today. Should I still be worried? Retest? When?
Safe: Is you take all your pills as directed and use condoms faithfully, you should not get pregnant. ...Read more
Abstinence: The safest and "best" way to prevent pregnancy is not to have sex at all - abstinence. If you're having sex, and want to prevent pregnancy, condoms are ideal because when used correctly, they prevent both pregnancy and STDs. Aside from that, your female partner can try some form of birth control - like pill or IUD. But these do not prevent STDs. They're all about 99% effective when used correctly. ...Read more
What are the chances of pregnancy accruing if a guy sticks it in a few times then puts condom on during fertile week. No ejaculation at all that night?
Very High chances: There is a very high chance of getting pregnant this way.~60-85%. This is due to the fact sperm can survive in your vagina for a long time and you have no way of knowing exactly when you are ovulating. Even when we are helping women get pregnant we cannot tell the exact time. Please always use a condom for protection against STDs and for Birth control I recommend and IUD, or Birth Control pills. ...Read more
Pregnancy unlikely: People who have sex while always using condoms properly do not get pregnant except very rarely, regardless of what else is happening in life. In the US, condoms are used one time each and are presumed intact, so we do not need to check for leaks. If worried, one can do a home pregnancy test 3 weeks after sex. Tests are very accurate, inexpensive to buy, and are sold in stores everywhere. ...Read more
During intercourse used condom and interupption method (with condom).took postinor also. Any chance of pregnancy??
Minimal: There is always a remote chance but with the history above it is highly unlikely you would get pregnant. ...Read more
The condom broke before he could come during sex so we stopped. I took plan B 3 hours after but I may have been ovulating. Chances of pregnancy?
1 sex using condom, then 3 days of unprotected sex for pregnancy during ovulation. Is there any possibility to be pregnant in the day with condom?
Not likely: If the condom was used properly then the chance of becoming pregnant is very low. Good luck! ...Read more
My fiancé and had sex for the first time during ovulation. We had a condom on and we made sure that it didn't break or slip. Chances of pregnancy?
My bf always wears a condom&pulls out before he ejaculates. Obviously pregnancy is always a factor if sexually active, but how safe am I doing this?
What is the risk of pregnancy if I left nuvaring in for 4 weeks, had sex once during that fourth week but have been using condoms as a backup method?
Probably low: Nuvaring left in place for up to an extra 1 week (up to a total 4 weeks) should be removed/ replaced after a 1 week ring-free period with a low risk of pregnancy. If the ring is left in for longer than 4 weeks, a test should be done to rule out pregnancy and additional contraceptive must be used till the next ring is inserted. If you think you may be pregnant perform a pregnancy test. Take care. ...Read more
What are my chances of pregnancy if my bf and I had sex and yes it was during my fertile time. We used a spermicidal condom and withdrawal. What are th?
Unlikely, but not. .: .....Impossible. Unable to give the odds.Get a more detailed answer ›
Back to school:
One becomes pregnant through exposure to sperm during ovulation. Not during a period.
You can not be pregnant because: you were on your period. And two, there was no sperm. A condom was worn.
Why are you so worried. Trust the facts. An 18 year old must know the simple facts of fertility and when they ovulate. ...Read more
Are birth control and condoms together a safe enough option to avoid pregnancy or do I need to do more?
Safe enough...: There is a 20% per year chance of pregnancy with condoms and a 5% chance per year with birth-control pills. Together, you have about a 1% chance of pregnancy per year. That is pretty low but it isn't zero. If you want a lower risk, you might consider abstinence. Its only failed once in history. Best wishes! ...Read more
My boyfriend usually slips out and reinserts, usually twice during sex. The condom is still protecting me against pregnancy? I'm on the pill too.
Last period 2/19 broken condom 3/7 took pregnancy test today and showed up negative. Safe to presume normal life? Or take another test in a week?
Negative: You're very close, of course, to getting your next cycle. If you're pregnancy test is negative today and last encounter was 3/7, then likely you're not pregnant, but for 100% certainty, can wait about 5 more days (assuming no period) and take another test. Best of luck. ...Read more
When am I protected against pregnancy on alesse? I had sex during my first month but after the first week, it says im protected. And condom slipped..
Condom broke during sex, took Plan B about an hour afterwards. Girlfriends period ended a few days before it happened. What are the odds of pregnancy?
Unlikely: Plan B can work in one of three ways depending on where you are in your cycle. It can prevent or delay ovulation, can interfere with the fertilization of the egg or may prevent implantation by altering the lining of the uterus. If you take Plan B One-Step within 24 hours, it is about 95% effective. ...Read more
I had sex during my fertile week he stuck it in a few times then put a condom on. He never ejaculated even after putting condom on. Chance of pregnancy?
Condom, safe days and pulling out safe combinate metod to avoid pregnancy. Day 21d of 26d cycle. Ovulation symptom 10d, like white of egg. Meybe pregnancy?
Not pregnant: One cannot get pregnant without sperm. Ever. That is not how babies are made. One does not get pregnant except from sperm left in the vagina during the five days leading up to ovulation. Vaginal or cervical discharge are not reliable measures of anything in a menstrual cycle. ...Read more
What are the chances of pregnancy when we have sex with condom during my ovulation (day 13 of my cycle)?
10 to 25 %: Condoms have a 10 to 25 % failure rate if no other vaginal contraceptive is used as a "backup". Condoms can and do fail regularly. ...Read more
These are mostly closed end tubes of latex and occasionally other materials to cover the penis during intercourse and prevent pregnancy and disease transmission. A wise person uses them when the history of their partner is unknown. There are some available for women's use ...Read more