natural family planning method

natural family planning method

any of several methods of conception control that do not rely on a medication or a physical device for effectiveness in avoiding pregnancy. Some of the methods are also used to pinpoint the time of ovulation to increase the chance of fertilization when artificial insemination or extraction of an oocyte for in vitro fertilization is to be performed. Kinds of natural family planning include basal body temperature method of family planning, calendar method of family planning, ovulation method of family planning, and symptothermal method of family planning.
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He scoffed at the calendar or the natural family planning method advocated by the Catholic Church.
It created and established a reproductive healthcare program for families in the region that promotes natural family planning method and focuses on strengthening child healthcare facilities.
The Catholic Church allows only the use of natural family planning method.
The natural family planning method of abstinence and the withdrawal or rhythm method seemed to be also common (about 30 percent across all age categories).
SCAT stands for Sensation, Colour, Amount and Texture and it is a natural family planning method.
Based on the "old sperm" theory, women who use the natural family planning method of birth control might be at greater risk of giving birth to a DS baby because this method requires infrequent intercourse -- creating old sperm -- prior to ovulation, the peak time for conception.
It is based on the Standard Days Method[R], a highly effective natural family planning method.
During the two-month period, we went to two additional appointments with Nancy, learning more about the natural family planning method.
It is the only web app in the world based on the popular Standard Days Method[R], a natural family planning method that:
The Holy Father said that "there are plenty of 'licit' ways of regulating births that are approved by the Church," a clear reference to the natural family planning method of monitoring a woman's cycle to avoid intercourse when she is ovulating.
John and Lyn Billings has led to the most scientifically researched, yet simple to use natural family planning method, which is now taught and practised in over 100 countries around the world.
The church allows only natural family planning methods.