Birth Control


What Is It Known As

  •         can be known as "Coltus interrupts"
  •          oldest form of birth control
  •            35 million people rely on withdrawal
  •       when the penis is pulled out the vagina before ejaculation

How Does It Work

  •    prevents pregnancy by keeping sperm out of the vagina

How Well Does It Work

  •       73 -96%

How Effective

  •      If always use correctly 4 out of 100 will become pregnant each year.
  •      If not always used correctly 27 out of 100 will become pregnant each          year.
  •     Men must be able to know when they are reaching their peak in sexual          excitement when ejaculation can no longer be stopped or postponed.
  •     Even if pulled out in time, pregnancy can still occur.
  •    Pregnancy  is also possible if semen or pre-ejaculation is spilled on the vulva.
  •      does not protect from any STD's

How Safe

  •      any one can use it safely/ no side effects


  •   safe
  •   simple
  •   convenient
  •   prevent pregnancy when other methods aren't available
  •   no prescription
  •   is free
  •   can make other birth control more effective
  •    doesn't alter the menstrual cycle
  •     doesn't affect future fertility


  •   using it incorrectly
  •    requires self-control, experience, and trust
  •   not for men who ejaculate prematurely
  •    not for men who don't know when to pull out
  •     not recommend to teens and sexually inexperienced
  •     less effective than other methods of birth control
  •      less effective if under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  •      nervousness and sexual interruption may lessen pleasure
  •      when no birth control is practiced, 85% of heterosexually active partners are likely to become pregnant in a year


  •    effectiveness of withdrawal depends on communication between partners before and during sex

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