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How is the male condom used to prevent pregnancy?

How is the male condom used to prevent pregnancy?

Condom: The most important fact about using condom for contraception is to put it on before penetration. Also to withdraw the penis with the condom in place shortly after ejaculation while holding it agaist the base of the penis, avoiding any spillage of semen. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Is male condom 100% effective to prevent pregnancy?

Is male condom 100% effective to prevent pregnancy?

90-95%: Condoms are 90-95% effective, especially if a spermicide is used with the condoms. That means if 100 women use condoms for a year 5-10 of them will get pregnant. However if nothing is used 80 will get pregnant, so it is better than nothing. ...Read more

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What condoms prevent pregnancy the best?

What condoms prevent pregnancy the best?

The one that is used: There is no condom that works better than another. But ones that get used work better! also, it helps if there is no hole. Overall, condoms are not highly reliable method of birth control. ...Read more

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In order to prevent pregnancy would just condoms work?

In order to prevent pregnancy would just condoms work?

Condom: Good answer by Dr. Rosenthal. Here is a great article about how to maximize efficacy of condoms. See: http://www.livescience.com/18661-14-common-condom-errors.html When used consistently and correctly there can be 98% efficacy. ...Read more

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Is it effective to use condoms in sex? will it prevent pregnancy?

Is it effective to use condoms in sex? will it prevent pregnancy?

Condoms: are a recognized effective method of preventing conception but "accidents" (leakage etc) is a remote possibility thus for more complete "coverage" Birth Control Pills are usually the method"of choice" My Opinion Only Hope it helps!' Dr Z ...Read more

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Is it possible to prevent pregnancy without using condoms or pills?

Is it possible to prevent pregnancy without using condoms or pills?

Yes: Abstinence (not having sex) is very effective but not much fun. There are many other methods of birth control. The diaphragm doesn't involve hormones but requires use with each episode of sex. There are the patch, the ring (more convenient delivery systems for the pill); the depo-provera shot, the Implanon implant (long-term hormonal bc without estrogen); and iuds (put into uterus lasting 5-10 y. ...Read more

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What is the best and safe way to prevent pregnancy without using condoms?

What is the best and safe way to prevent pregnancy without using condoms?

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

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I wanted to be more educated about sex before I do it so i wanted to know how can u prevent pregnancy without condoms or any pills?

I wanted to be more educated about sex before I do it so i wanted to know how can u prevent pregnancy without condoms or any pills?

Choices: Any woman having sex is willing to get pregnant. There is no 100 percent except abstinence. Natural family planning (there is an app) is practiced by catholics with good success. It requires understanding your cycle and when you ovulate. Avoid intercourse during ovulation. ...Read more

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Is it possilbe to prevent pregnancy with using only a condom? Add diapharam?

Yes: No method is perfect, but using any 2 methods should be very effective at reducing your chances to get pregnant. It is more important to use the method correctly. With condoms, use only approved lubricants and pull out quickly after ejaculation. With the diaphragm, use it with approved spermicide and leave it in place for 8 hours after sex. ...Read more

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How to prevent pregnancy naturally. Or is there any procedure to control pregnancy naturally, without using condoms and birth controll.?

How to prevent pregnancy naturally. Or  is there any procedure to control pregnancy naturally, without using condoms and birth controll.?

Not very effectively: The rhythm method has been used for many centuries. It is not very effective. The women who practice it are often called "momma"! there are other barrier methods with less than 100% protection. Condoms not only prevent pregnancy, but also prevent sexually transmitted dieases. Please read all you can about birth control to prevent undesired pregnancies. ...Read more

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Do condoms always prevent pregnancy in teen girl?

Do condoms always prevent pregnancy in teen girl?

Not always: Condoms are a form of barrier contraception that are fairly effective. While they are very effective when used properly, by no means are they perfect at preventing pregnancy. Other forms of birth control are available. Speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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What should I suppose to use while intercourse besides condom to prevent pregnancy ?

Many good options: Some women will have their partner use a condom to protect against sexually transmitted diseases while using another birthcontrol method such as the pill, injections, implants or iuds. If your using a condom for birth control and are worried about slipage or breaking, a woman can also use a contraceptive foam or gel. ...Read more

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How come condoms can "protect" against HIV but aren't enough to prevent pregnancy every time?

Define failure: Condoms prevent both HIV and pregnancy without about the same success. When condoms "fail, " resulting in either pregnancy or HIV transmission, it's usually because they're left in the drawer on the nightstand. This is termed "condom failure" in people who list condoms as their form of birth control, but it really shouldn't blamed on the condom. The same is true for HIV prevention. ...Read more

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Ways to prevent pregnancy besides condoms while on birth control?

Ways to prevent pregnancy besides condoms while on birth control?

Confused: Your birth control method should prevent pregnancy. What are you using? If you want extra protection you could use a spermicide gel/cream or a diaphragm...But they will not add that much extra to an otherwise effective contraceptive method. ...Read more

Condoms (Definition)

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


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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more