Could I Be Pregnant? Let’s get one thing straight: if you are female, have started your period and are sexually active, YES, you could be pregnant. Many people, especially teenage girls, fell that if they give it the ol double whammy (by using birth control pills AND using a condom) when they have sex that [...]
There can be lot of pressure to lose your virginity – that is, to have sexual intercourse for the first time. Having sex with someone just because you want to lose your virginity, or because you think all your friends are doing it, is something you may regret later. You might feel lots of anxieties, [...]
Irregular periods are one of the most common menstrual complaints around. Usually, irregular periods are nothing to worry about, but on occasion, they can signal health complications.
How does a woman become pregnant? A woman usually becomes pregnant after having sexual intercourse. This is where a man puts his erect penis inside a woman’s vagina. The friction caused by moving his penis in and out of her vagina will cause him to get increasingly excited until eventually he ejaculates (or ‘comes’) and [...]
Growing up and making babies – puberty Puberty is the name given to the physical and emotional changes which take place in most boys and girls between the ages of 10 and 14. Puberty occurs so that one day the boy or girl will be able to make a baby. Reproduction, the technical term for [...]
What is a condom ? A condom is a thin, cylindrical sheath placed over the erect penis just before sexual intercourse. Condoms may be made of latex, lambskin or polyurethane. Those made of latex provide the most protection against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Condoms are available with or without a lubricant in a variety of [...]