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pregnancy

all about condoms

J asks:

I'm 16 and I've been thinking about having sex with my girlfriend for awhile now: she is ready, I'm still deciding but I think I will with her eventually when I'm ready. When we do there is no doubt in my mind that I will use a condom and I already have one but I really dont know much about them because everything I hear from programs at school or whatever is don't have sex, sex is bad, you're not ready, etc. I never hear anything about having sex but with a condom really I know there is a chance of the condom breaking but exactly how big of a chance are we talking about here because a 10% chance and a 90% chance are two totally different things. Also is there a way for her to get pregnant if the condom doesn't break? I don't know how that would be possible but that's why I'm asking because I don't know, also can stds be transmitted while using a condom even if it doesn't break?

Morning sickness/telling from orgasm

KUNJU asks:

I heard that women will vomit as a sign of pregnancy. How many days after an intercourse a women usually vomits? I have another doubt also. How can I realise that my partner had an orgasm? I mean without asking her.

Quiero Saber

From the ASHA, quierosaber offers important sexual health information for Spanish speakers.

Kids Health

A resource that promotes positive parenting, coping with communication, mental health issues, pregnancy and parenting, and dealing with teens.

Compleat Mother

A parenting website with lots of pictures, personal stories and alternative solutions to parenting and pregnancy. Readers can submit letters, stories or photos of their own.

AlternaMoms

A website for mothers looking for advice that might not be the typical parenting site. Information on midwives/doulas, herbal remedies and more.

La Leche League

La Leche League is about 'happy mothers, breastfed babies,' seeking to provide women with resources and information about breastfeeding, laws and legislation and Leche League leaders in your area.

Breastfeeding.com

A website all about breastfeeding and its benefits, featuring videos, help and advice on proper techniques, news and more.

Born Free!

A website devoted to teaching women about the sensual, spiritual power of unassisted childbirth using personal accounts of unassisted childbirth, pictures and information.

Childbirth.org

A portal site with many links to websites and organizations dealing with getting pregnant, labour, childbirth and more.

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