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.
There is the Sympto-Thermal method and then there are the two mucus-based methods; Catholic Insight featured the latter two methods in past issues.
Our involvement has been and is with Serena, a Canadian organization with over 45 years experience which teaches the Sympto-Thermal method of fertility awareness, primarily on a couple-to-couple basis.
Two of the most common natural methods today are the Sympto-Thermal Method and the Billings Ovulation Method.
The site has a clear but detailed overview on all the important terms and observations necessary for the various methods of NFP, as well as a methodical breakdown of each of the major NFP methods including the Calendar, Billings, and Sympto-Thermal methods.

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