| September 21, 2018
In order to become pregnant, one needs an egg released from a female’s ovaries and sperm released from a male’s testes. Once the egg is fertilized, it travels to the uterus for implantation. If it successfully implants, then we tend to describe a female as pregnant.
| August 10, 2018
Sperm does not live very long outside the body, but if he had relatively “fresh” semen on his fingers and then he essentially pushed that semen into your vagina, pregnancy would indeed be possible.
| November 22, 2017
Have you told your sexual partner(s) that you are no longer taking birth control pills and thus could become pregnant? These are important conversations to have so that your sexual partner(s) are fully informed about the risks that they are taking.
| June 30, 2017
Wetness is normal vaginal lubrication. What’s not common is to have a menstrual period only once about every 6 months.
| December 3, 2015
Yes, you are correct: there is a possibility for pregnancy because after your boyfriend ejaculates there are very likely sperm still inside his urethra.
| July 1, 2015
An examination of the accessibility of contraception and termination of pregnancy in the top 10 study abroad destinations for U.S. university students.
| May 5, 2014
Safe sex doesn’t have to be less fun. Here are some of the best pleasure-promoting contraception options on the market.
| January 16, 2014
Withdrawal may be the right form of birth control for you. Do you know the risks and have a trusted partner?
| November 5, 2013
Research seeks to understand why some women have negative experiences with oral contraceptives, but others do not.
| January 30, 2013
New recommendations from the ACOG states that doctors should be screening women for reproductive coercion.
| August 2, 2012
Cisgender men may be mocked for worrying too much about size. However, penis size and shape can have real effects on sexual health.
| June 7, 2012
Kinsey Institute intern Rosalyn Sternberg looks into a new study demonstrating the effectiveness of IUDs.
| April 12, 2012
It is true that hormonal contraception has been linked with low desire among women.
| March 22, 2012
Many couples struggle with finding a birth control option that is right for them in terms of cost, convenience, health issues, side effects, and more.
| February 24, 2012
As political hostilities rise in the debate about birth control and healthcare legislation, one should ask if all perspectives of this issue have been explored?
| February 2, 2012
There are typically no sperm in pre-ejaculate and as he didn’t actually ejaculate, there were no sperm leaving his body