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Billings method

 [bil´ingz]
cervical mucus method; see discussion under contraception.

Billings method

(bil'ingz),
a contraceptive method that involves periods of abstinence determined by changes in cervical mucus.

Billings method

a way of estimating ovulation time by changes in the cervical mucus that occur during the menstrual cycle. See also ovulation method of family planning.

Bil·lings meth·od

(bil'ingz meth'ŏd)
A contraceptive method that involves periods of abstinence determined by changes in cervical mucus.
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John Billings, major developer of the Billings Ovulation Method now used in 130 countries, states: "The facts are incontrovertible.
It may be that when the Guide recommends that "health associations and organizations promote the various methods of regulation of conception that respect a woman's natural fertility cycles," it intended to refer only to the natural family planning methods, such as the Creighton model, the Billings Ovulation method, or the Serena method.
Evelyn and John Billings in the verification of the reliability of the Billings Ovulation Method, the most widely used and successful method of natural family planning today.
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