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Can Foreplay Get You Pregnant?

Dear Sugar
My boyfriend and I are considering having sex together, but I am hyper-sensitive about getting pregnant. Right now, we've just been into heavy petting. Last night, he wet his finger with his mouth and then wet his penis with those fingers. He then used those same fingers in me. Is the semen that is on his fingers strong enough to get me pregnant? Careless Chrissy

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Dear Careless Chrissy
The answer is maybe. Semen contains sperm and if those bad boys can swim hard and fast enough and you are ovulating, then there is a small risk that you could get pregnant. Check your calendar and see where you are in your menstrual cycle. If you aren't anywhere near days 14-18, then you should be OK. If you are however in that window currently, it's worth taking a pregnancy test.

Let this be a warning to you both. If you are going to play with fire, there's always the chance that you might get burned. Please use protection if you plan on being naked together and testing uncharted waters. Not only will it be more pleasurable for both of you when you can relax and not be worried about pregnancy and disease, but you'll have better orgasms knowing that you are safe! Talk to your boyfriend about this, ok... it's always better to be safe than sorry.

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