Every time you decide to have vaginal intercourse, there is a chance that you may become pregnant. It is important to talk to your partner before having sex about what would happen if you became pregnant. You and your partner should be comfortable enough with each other to have a respectful conversation about pregnancy. Both partners should respect themselves and their bodies and be comfortable in their decision to have sex.
While there will always be a possibility that you may become pregnant when having sexual intercourse, there are things you can do to prevent an unplanned pregnancy from happening. By using condoms (male or female) every time you have sex, you are helping to prevent an unplanned pregnancy from happening, as well as protecting yourself and your partner from STIs. There are a number of other birth control options available as well if you want to use another form of protection. The Safer Sex section of this website has lots of information for you to look at: