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Sex Can Be Scary But So Is Having A Baby At 17-Years-Old So Study These 13 Tips For Safe Sex

Sex can be a lot of fun but having a baby when you're not ready isn't.

Sex Can Be Scary But So Is Having A Baby At 17-Years-Old So Study These 13 Tips For Safe Sex

If you're having sex, good for you but are you having safe sex? Sex can be scary but it can also be fun as long as you and your partner come prepared. Heres a few tips for anyone having sex.


Look, don't be cocky (pun intended) and wear a condom. Doesn't matter if you think your 'pull out game is strong' or if she is on the pull, always wear a condom. It also helps prevent STDs.

2. You can also use female condoms.

3. Girls, its okay to have condoms on you.

Girls, don't be ashamed. It's okay to have condoms, whether they are female or male, its always good to have some. Even if you have a box in your underwear drawer. Don't be ashamed to go out and buy condoms.

4. Ladies,Take the pill or get on the patch or something

Don't always rely on condoms or him pulling out.

5. Be careful where you keep your condoms.

It's not always safe you keep your condoms in your back pocket or in your wallet, especially for a long period of time.

6. Always check the expiration date.

Make sure you check the expiration date on your condoms. Condoms do expire.

7. Don't have (unprotected) sex while on your period.

Despite popular belief, it isn't a good idea to have sex during your period.

"The time a girl is most likely to get pregnant is about halfway between periods, when ovulation happens. Ovulation is when an egg drawer from the ovaries. But trying to time things to a "safe" time can lead to an accidental pregnancy. That's because it's don't to predict exactly when the egg will be released. And girls can be fertile for several days before and after they ovulate. (

8. Educate yourself

9. Despite popular belief, anal sex doesn't always prevent pregnancy.

I learned this little tip from a sex education comedian. Anal sex doesn't help prevent pregnancy. Seman can drop down into the vagina and impregnante someone.

10. Go Slow

Whether your having sex or starting a new relationship, always start slow.

11. Always have consent.

Another safe sex tip, not only being safe to prevent pregnancy, but to make sure there is consent.

12. Babies can also lead to quick marriages which lead to quick divorces

Sometimes, people get married just because they are having a baby, even if they don't 100% like each other. Its very common. As a product of teenage pregnancy, I can certainly say that it can lead to rash decisions. My parents weren't happy and stayed together for a short amount of time.

13. Early pregnancies can lead to miscarriages...

Which can lead to broken hearts...

Whether or not you're ready to have a baby, it is still good to use condoms because it can help prevent diseases. There is nothing wrong with having a baby early in life, but if you're not ready it's Doesn't to know your facts and stay safe. And remember, babies are expensive.

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