question about semen and fertilization

Just a simple question. Can a woman be impregnated before the male, who she is having intercourse with, actually ejaculates? In other words, can any semen cum…ahem, pardon me…come out, even the slightest bit, before the male reaches his orgasm?

Yes, it’s called pre-come. And it’s one of the many reasons family planning centers don’t promote coitus interruptus an as effective birth control method

Exactly right choosybeggar. Although the number of sperm available to fertilize is relatively small compared to later on… asumming all goes well… there is certainly a chance it could happen and that’s why you should always use a condom (or some other method of birth control) and not rely on pulling out early.