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The truth about the withdraw method I understand that it is not considered a form of birth control, but I just want to know that opinions of real doctors. What are your chances of getting pregnant with the withdraw method?

Hello. . Hello. The withdrawal method is considered a contraceptive technique. It is not considered reliable because pre-ejaculate contains sperm and can be emitted before the man becomes aware that he is about to ejaculate. The failure rates that are quoted vary widely. Proponents of withdrawal tout it's failure rate to be as low as 4%. Other sources quote as high as a 27% failure rate. Around 18 to 19% pops up more consistently in literature. Read more...
Hard to speculate. The withdrawal method is not effective birth control, just makes it less likely. The erect penis secretes sperm containing semen continuously during sex & it only takes one. Studies vary in their failure specs, but over time it is one way to be surprised with an unexpected pregnancy. In med school we called it Vatican roulette. Read more...

What are the chances of getting pregnant while on birth control and using the pull out method?

BC and Pulling Out. Hi being on a good and effective form of birth control and using it as recommended significantly lowers one's risk of getting pregnant. The pull out method, however, is not a good form or birth control. Please remember that pre-cum and other ejaculatory accidents can lead to depositing sperm in the vagina. If you do not want to get pregnant please choose an effective form of birth control. Read more...
Too high. If his penis is erect enough to penetrate during intercourse, then there are already enough live sperm at the tip of the penis to get you pregnant, even if he never ejaculates at all. The closer he gets to an orgasm, the more sperm will be at the tip. And of course there is no protection against stds at all. If you want to avoid pregnancy, use a better method than withdrawl (pull out method). Read more...

Chances of getting pregnant when taking birth control pill at same time daily and using pull out method every time?

Very, very little. Wouldn't worry. In real life, a woman properly taking birth control pills has a very low chance of pregnancy. Combine that with the "pull-out" method, and she will have very, very little chance of pregnancy. Life can be surprising sometimes, so in the rarest of occasions a woman in such a situation might become pregnant... but that's life. Read more...

I just went off birth control a week ago and had unprotected sex using withdrawal method. How likely are my chances of getting pregnant?

Possible. You definitely "might" have gotten pregnant. It is not possible to fine tune a probability based on this sort of information. Statistically the chance is less than 50%, but you just have to wait and see. Good luck. Read more...

Good morning I have a question about birth control. I missed a day but took it the nxt day same time I alwys take my pills. I did have sex that day...what are the chances of getting pregnant?

Super small. you did exactly the right thing as far as missing a pill. It would been safer if you had a protected sex.but the chance of pregnancy is small.as a reminder the best birth control method could be 99% effective . Nothing is 100%' Read more...

What's the chance of getting pregnant if I'm on birth control, took day after pill and he didn't get off in me?

No Chance. No chance. Here is how i operate with my patients. I try to work as their partner. I encourage them to know the facts and when their brain is driving them crazy with impossible things to breath and to trust the facts. To get pregnant a female must be exposed to semen. You weren't. To get pregnant a female must be ovulating and not on birth control. You are on birth control. You took plan b. Read more...
Highly unlikely. A daily contraceptive pill for women that should be taken at the same time each day. These pills work in several ways to protect a woman from becoming pregnant. Success rate: with typical use, 8 women in 100 (8%) become pregnant in one year. With perfect use, less than one woman in 100 (less than 1%) will become pregnant in one year. Read more...

Does taking birth control for many years lower you chance of getting pregnant when you're ready to get off the pill and start trying?

Little bit . Oral contraceptive is correlated with difficulty in conceiving, but never permanent infertility. You are 23y old so you should be fine because the effect on conceiving is most in women above 30yr who never had a child. Read more...