Can Genital Contact Result in Pregnancy?


After having sex with my boyfriend, we were playing around and he had remnants of sperm on his hand which he penetrated me with, with the sperm still on his fingers. Would I become pregnant, or after the sperm hits air, is it no longer effective?


Yes, if fertile cervical mucus is present.

Spermatozoa that have been produced by the testes mature and collect in the epididymis.So pre-ejaculatory fluids may contain sperm cells.The epididymus is continuous with the vas deferens at the lower end of the testes. They move upward from the testicles where they join the seminal vesicles, which contribute secretions that will energize and protect sperm cells from acidic conditions in the male urethra and the female vagina. Continuing to the urethra that runs through the prostrate gland which also secretes an alkaline substance to protect and increase sperm motility. Thus semen contains the secretions from the seminal vesicles and the prostate gland designed to protect the sperm cells from dry and acidic conditions. The female vagina is acidic but during the fertile phase of the cycle the cervix (opening of the uterus just above the vagina) produces a quality of mucus that is more alkaline and can preserve sperm cells for up to five days, awaiting ovulation. Therefore, within the protective fertile mucus sperm are able to fertilize the egg when ovulation occurs.The indicator of fertility to observe for is the cervical mucus. This will help a couple to decide if they wish any genital contact (even without penetration) or not. I have had a case when a married couple using the Billings Ovulation Method successfully for six years became lax. They had contact similar to what you describe, on a fertile day, without penetration and achieved pregnancy.

The answer to your question is the same as the answer to: Is fertile slippery mucus present?

Angie Frausto

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Angie Frausto

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