I want to have sex, but I’m not on any type of birth control pill. If a condom is used correctly, what is the likelihood that I will get pregnant?
Like all birth control methods, condoms are more effective when you use them correctly.
- Each year, 2 out of 100 women whose partners use condoms will become pregnant if they always use condoms correctly.
- Each year, 15 out of 100 women whose partners use condoms will become pregnant if they don’t always use condoms correctly.
You can make condoms more effective if you
- use spermicide with them
- pull out before ejaculation
Learn more about condoms.