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Can you get pregnant if you use the pull out method?

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You can get pregnant using this method. Fluid seeps out of the penis before a male ejaculates. This fluid contains sperm, and the sperm. If any semen is comes in contact with any part of the vaginal area, there is a risk of pregnancy.

From: Teen Sex and Pregnancy Myths WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:  

Guidelines for Comprehensive Sexuality Education: Kindergarten-12th Grade , National Guidelines Task Force, Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States, 1996. 

Facts in Brief: Teen Sex and Pregnancy , The Alan Guttmacher Institute, 1999.

Eng, T. , National Academy Press, 1997.  The Hidden Epidemic: Confronting Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Santelli, J. , 1999. Adolescent Medicine

American Pregnancy Association. 

Palo Alto Medical Foundation. 

Pregnancy Info Net.

Advocates for Youth. 

Iwannaknow.org. 

American Academy of Pediatrics.

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on February 20, 2018

SOURCES:  

Guidelines for Comprehensive Sexuality Education: Kindergarten-12th Grade , National Guidelines Task Force, Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States, 1996. 

Facts in Brief: Teen Sex and Pregnancy , The Alan Guttmacher Institute, 1999.

Eng, T. , National Academy Press, 1997.  The Hidden Epidemic: Confronting Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Santelli, J. , 1999. Adolescent Medicine

American Pregnancy Association. 

Palo Alto Medical Foundation. 

Pregnancy Info Net.

Advocates for Youth. 

Iwannaknow.org. 

American Academy of Pediatrics.

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on February 20, 2018

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