Visitor's Question from a 21-30 year old Male
Me and my gf are in a long term relationship. We have just recently started to do sexual things. we havent had sex and i really want to though... but i know i am not ready for a child. So i want to do everything possible to prevent a child yet still have sex. I will be using a condom and i was wondering from a question i read earlier about the period. Is there a point after it that she would be less likely to become pregnant? A day that would be less fertile for her? If so when does it usually occur?
Congratulations on taking strong precautions about an unwanted pregnancy. Rather than rewording another source, I will simply refer you to a plain explanation of what is usually called the "rhythm method." Of course, since you will be using a condom, you should be getting double protection... which is what you are looking for. The site to read is:
Also, keep in mind that a teenager's reproductive cycle is usually irregular.
-- from George
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