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Withdrawal

Withdrawal is defined as removing the penis from the vagina before ejaculation.

Withdrawal is less effective than any other method at preventing pregnancy. Among 100 couples using withdrawal over the course of one year, 27 will become pregnant. Pre-come, the fluid that comes out of the penis before orgasm, contains sperm and can cause pregnancy.

Withdrawal does not protect against any STIs.

Withdrawl - Managing Contraception