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If a guy uses a condemn and pulls out before he comes inside you, could I still get pregnant?
Not likely. If your partner uses a condom and pulls out before he ejaculates — comes — then you’re using two different kinds of birth control methods. The first, the male condom, is an effective way to prevent pregnancy. Each year, two out of 100 women whose partners use condoms will become pregnant if they always use condoms correctly. Condoms also protect both you and your partner from sexually transmitted infections.
The second birth control method you’re using is withdrawal, or the pull out method. The pull out method is less effective than condoms at preventing pregnancy, and it will not protect either of you from sexually transmitted infections. Of every 100 women whose partners use the pull out method by itself, four will become pregnant each year if they always do it correctly. But by using condoms and the pull out method together, you and your partner have a high level of protection from pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections.