Fertility Awareness Methods (Natural Family Planning)

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Abstract:

This two-page fact sheet uses a question and answer format, accompanied by an easy to read chart, to educate people about different forms of Fertility Awareness, also known as Natural Family Planning. It explains what makes Fertility Awareness unique, identifies pros and cons, and defines important terms such as period, menstrual cycle, vaginal sex, and fertile days. The document compares methods based on efficacy and how they work, discussing abstinence, basal body temperature (BBT) method, ovulation/cervical mucus method, symptothermal method, calendar (rhythm) method, two day method, and standard days method.

Author(s):
Reproductive Health Access Project
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Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
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Translation from English text
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Community review
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Keywords:
Female, Menstrual cycle, Natural family planning methods, Women's Health
Copyright:
Licensed by Creative Commons
Date Last Reviewed:
8/3/2016
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