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Question: why havent i started my period


 babygirl18 - Thu Sep 22, 2005 12:10 am

i know i wrote of this once but i thought of a better way of putting it. my boyfriend and i have been together for years and we havent had sex yet. we want to wait until we are married. but we are sexually active. he has put his penis on my vagina but he hasnt gone inside. we are both virgins but i was wondering if there is any way i could be pregnant. he didnt cum but what if there was precum? im never regular. im always about a week later than the month before and as of now im about 5 days late. could i be pregnant or is all this stress making me late? and if i could be pregnant, what are the chances? i havent felt sick and my breasts arent sore. i don't really see any signs of being pregnant. also, im not on birth control. please respond to my questions.. im really worried. we love each other very much but we arent ready for a child. we are both really scared.. please help :cry:
 Shana Johnson, CNA - Thu Sep 22, 2005 2:32 am

User avatar Precum can get a girl pregnant. And putting his penis on your vagina but not inside can cause pregnancy, but the chances of that happening are very very small. Many woman have irregular periods, and stress can cause them to be irregular as well. For peace of mind you can take a home pregnancy test, but I doubt that you are pregnant.
You may want to concider talking to your gynecologist about getting on birth control if you aren't ready to become pregnant.

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