Q&A: Birth Control Pill Effectiveness: How Long Does It Take?

When I first started taking the birth control pill last year, it was just to make my period regular – I wasn’t having sex. Now I am thinking about having sex, but I’m not sure when it’s safe to do so. Can I have sex at any time without getting pregnant as long as I take the pill? Or do I have to wait a while first?

Q&A: Period Length And Pregnancy Risk

I’ve been a nervous wreck for the past couple of days. The other day, I was on day 3 of my period, and I had my boyfriend over. We have never had sex and I pride myself on that. Occasionally, though, he will stick his hands down my pants. He doesn’t finger me or anything, he just puts his hand down there.

Q&A: Can Having Sex Help To Alleviate Menstrual Cramps?

Can sexual intercourse help to alleviate menstrual cramps?

In many cases, yes, sexual intercourse and other types of sex play can absolutely alleviate menstrual cramps or other unpleasant feelings that a woman may have prior to or during the time of her menstrual period.

Q&A: Can I Get Pregnant While I’m On My Period?

QUESTION: What are the chances of pregnancy during menstruation?
ANSWER: Generally speaking, a woman is unlikely to become pregnant while she is having her period. However, that does not mean that it is impossible to become pregnant when one is having menstrual bleeding.

Q&A: Risk Of Pregnancy Without Penetration

My girlfriend has missed her period by about five weeks. Now, we have never had actual sex, just a form of dry sex. However, I am starting to get worried that she may be pregnant. We are both in separate colleges, and I am just so worried now. I mean, we haven’t had sex, but is there a possibility she is pregnant from me? What should we do next?