A sexual health expert gave us some very interesting insight. Can you get pregnant from anal sex? We know, it sounds like a ridiculous question at first. But people do wonder, even if the likelihood of pregnancy is very, very small.
Can You Get Pregnant From Anal Sex? The Answer Might Surprise You
Um, Is It Possible To Get Pregnant From Anal Sex?
Strictly speaking, it is not possible to get pregnant from anal sex. However, if semen enters the vagina at any point, pregnancy can occur. The chance of becoming pregnant from anal sex alone is small, but there is still a possibility — especially if people are engaging in other sexual activities. There are many myths regarding pregnancy and sex, such as whether a person can get pregnant from foreplay and whether the pull-out method works.
Wait, Can You Actually Get Pregnant from Anal Sex?
Throwback to your sex-ed class: You probably ahem, hopefully learned that penis-in-vagina sex equals babies. Unfortunately, anal probably wasn't included in the lesson plan Okay, not technically.
Clue is on a mission to help you understand your body, periods, ovulation, and so much more. Start tracking today. There are lots of myths and misconceptions about how pregnancy happens. Misinformation can cause unnecessary fear around sex and our bodies, and lead to unplanned pregnancies.