If the condom rolled up during sex is there any chance of pregnancy?

The condom stayed on the tip of the penis, could I still have gotten her pregnant? 

The latex condom is the only form of birth control that provides protection from both sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and pregnancy. When the condom is not used properly, however, that protection decreases. Pregnancy can only occur if the sperm enters the vaginal canal. If the ejaculate remained in the reservoir at the tip of the condom, you should be protected from pregnancy.


It is very important to make sure that your partner is putting the condom on correctly (click here to watch a video tutorial!) and purchasing the proper size. Make sure the condom is not applied inside out. The lip edge around the bottom and the air pocket should be facing out. Roll the condom down as far as it can go. If the fit is incorrect, purchase a sample pack (like from Condomania) or order custom fit condoms (like from Coripa).

If the condom begins to unroll again, stop and replace it with a new one before continuing. The old condom may have sperm on it and can put you at risk for pregnancy. If any semen leaks into the vagina, speak to a healthcare provider as soon as possible about emergency contraception (like the Plan B pill). Plan B is NOT an abortion pill. Rather, the hormones in the pill work to interfere with ovulation or prevent it altogether. Emergency contraception can be used up to five days after unprotected sex. The sooner it is used, the better it will work to prevent pregnancy. In addition to using condoms, you may also want to talk to your healthcare provider about additional forms of contraception like the birth control pill or IUD. Using two contraceptive methods simultaneously will significantly reduce your risk of pregnancy.