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. In this article, we debunk these myths and more.
Wait, Can You Actually Get Pregnant from Anal Sex?
Can I Get Pregnant If I Have Anal Sex? (for Teens) - Nemours KidsHealth
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. But at the same time The vaginal and rectal openings are pretty damn close to each other, so it's definitely a possibility that some semen could slip into the vagina, says Mary Jane Minkin, M. Sorry, dudes.
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.
Skip navigation! Story from Sex. When someone with a penis ejaculates into a vagina, their sperm cells swim up the fallopian tubes, looking for an egg.