The withdrawal method is removal of the penis from the vagina before a man has an orgasm. It is done to try to keep semen and sperm from getting into the vagina. This method is not reliable and is not recommended to prevent pregnancy.
Another term for withdrawal is coitus interruptus.
During sexual intercourse the man pulls his penis out of the woman's vagina before he has an orgasm, which is when most of the semen starts coming out.
The withdrawal method of birth control does not depend on any contraceptive devices or drugs. It may be an option for people who have allergic reactions to condoms, spermicides, or drugs.
The disadvantages of the withdrawal method are: