If the penis is pulled out from the vagina before ejaculation, a person can't get pregnant. FALSE!
- Sperm can be released in pre-ejaculate, which are drops of fluid that come out of the penis before ejaculation.
- The penis may also not be pulled out in time.
A person can't get pregnant if they have sex during their period. FALSE!
- Sperm can live inside the uterus and fallopian tubes for 5 to 7 days.
- If someone has unprotected intercourse during their period and then releases an egg (ovulates) the sperm can fertilize the egg.
A person can't get pregnant the first time they have sex. FALSE!
- Someone can become pregnant as soon as they start to release eggs (ovulate) and this could be the first time having sex.
A person can't get pregnant if they have sex in different positions. FALSE!
- Sperm are fast "swimmers" and can reach an egg during any type of vaginal intercourse.
A person can't get pregnant if they are on drugs or drunk. FALSE!
- Anytime people have penis and vagina intercourse there is a chance for pregnancy to occur.
- Drugs and alcohol do not do not stop the sperm and egg from meeting.
2 condoms are better than 1. FALSE!
- This actually increases the chance of becoming pregnant.
- Using 2 condoms at the same time creates friction between them and this can make them burst.
If a person takes birth control pills just before having sex they won't get pregnant. FALSE!
- A person needs to take birth control pills regularly for 7 days before these become effective.
If a person goes pee after sex they cut down the chance of getting pregnant. FALSE!
- Going pee has no impact on the sperm that have entered the vagina.
A person can't get pregnant if they have sex in a shower, bath or pool. FALSE!
- Having intercourse in a watery environment does not protect against pregnancy.
- It's also not a good idea to have sex in a bathtub or pool because it can force bath water into the vagina and may cause an infection.
If the person with a penis masturbates before intercourse, their partner can't get pregnant because the sperm are weakened. FALSE!
- If someone has recently ejaculated, leftover sperm may still be present in the urethra. The sperm will be released into the vagina in the pre-ejaculate (drops of fluid that leave the penis before ejaculation).