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Hey I’m 15 turning 16 soon and I’ve been thinking about shaving down there but I’m not sure on how to?

posted on June 9, 2017 4:55 pm

Everyone has pubic hair. Usually you’ll start to notice pubic hair around puberty. Pubic hair is a completely normal part of growing up. Choosing whether or not to shave your genitals is a very personal decision.  Some people shave because they find it more attractive; some people don’t shave because they find having hair more […]

Can you get pregnant when you have sex and you are still on your period?

posted on June 9, 2017 4:32 pm

Thanks for asking this! Whether someone chooses to have sex on their period is totally up to them! However, pregnancy is also still possible when someone has sex on their period because pregnancy depends on ovulation ( when the egg is released from the ovary) and ovulation can happen anytime during the month. Also, STIs […]

My boyfriend wants to have unprotected anal …

posted on May 24, 2017 7:08 pm

…. and I’m down with this but where we are going I wont be able to use the bathroom afterwards and I’m really scared I’ll get pregnant. What do I do? Pregnancy is possible whenever semen enters the vagina. If semen accidentally got into the vagina during anal sex, then yes, there would be a risk for pregnancy. Or, […]

Can you be pregnant if a guy cums in you on your most fertile day..

posted on May 24, 2017 6:12 pm

… But you still are taking the birth control pills. When someone starts a new hormonal method of birth control (like the pill) they need to use a back up method (like condoms or practicing abstinence) for one week before that method will be effective. After that first week, the hormones will be integrated into the […]

What is “normal” discharge?

posted on May 20, 2017 4:30 pm

Great question! It’s important to say that Vaginas and penis‘ are self-cleaning organs. Much like earwax and tears are parts of the normal functioning of the ear and eye, people secrete discharge, which is the body’s natural way of cleaning While everyone’s bodies are different, a certain amount of discharge and odor can be completely normal! Knowing […]