fertility awareness

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fertility awareness

The identification of the days in a woman's menstrual cycle during ovulation when her potential for conception is highest.
Synonym: naturalfamily planning See: basal temperature chart ; cervical mucus; mittelschmerz
See also: awareness
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One of the more recent studies on the effectiveness of natural family planning, conducted in Germany and published in 2007 in the journal Human Reproduction, found that the Sympto-Thermal method results in 0.
We gave couple-to-couple instruction on the sympto-thermal method of NFP, thus empowering and equipping couples to take charge of their sexual activity based on the natural fertility cycle and on their readiness to have children.

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