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Upcoming Fertility Awareness Classes

On 06 May 2010 , tags: fertility, pregnancy 0 Comments

Many couples desire to become pregnant, want to prevent pregnancy without the use of invasive birth control methods, or just want to track their reproductive health. Fertility Awareness Method (FAM) is a natural method that helps women and couples understand fertility based on four main fertility signs. This Fertility Awareness Method is 98% effective in preventing pregnancy when used properly and ...

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When Is Your "Due Date"?

On 31 March 2010 , tags: fertility, pregnancy 0 Comments

Do you even know how they come up with that day? Ever wonder or get frustrated about why your "due date" changes as your pregnancy progresses or after you have a sonogram? Do you really want to rely on a sonogram to tell you the date you are due? And then, do you get hung up on all those dates ...

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The Amazing Body of a Woman

On 22 March 2010 , tags: fertility, health 1 Comments

Have you ever stopped to really ponder and appreciate what amazing beings we are as women? At birth we have all the eggs we will have for the rest of our lifetime. These give us the ability to conceive. When puberty begins, we start our cycle. At that time we are given physical signs by our body as clues to ...

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Fertility Awareness Classes

On 07 March 2010 , tags: fertility, pregnancy 0 Comments

Many women desire to become pregnant, want to prevent pregnancy without the use of invasive birth control methods, or just want to track their reproductive health. I am now teaching the Fertility Awareness Method (FAM) of Natural Family Planning (NFP). It is a natural method that helps women and couples understand fertility based on four main fertility signs. This Fertility Awareness Method ...

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What Is Your Fertility IQ?

On 14 February 2010 , tags: fertility 0 Comments

As many of you already know, I am an advocate of Natural Family Planning and Fertility Awareness Methods as a form of birth control, pregnancy achievement, and maintaining the optimum health of your reproductive system as a healthy woman. Using the these methods, I prevented pregnancy for 2 years with my husband before we chose to start our family. I ...

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The Basics of Charting Your Fertility

On 22 August 2009 , tags: fertility, pregnancy 1 Comments

Fertility charting can be used by those who want to use a natural form of birth control and determining the optimal time to achieve pregnancy.You will need to chart your own cycle to find what your most fertile days will be. These are very basic charts and simplified for the specific needs of this woman. By reading Taking Charge ...

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Can You Relate?

On 13 August 2009 , tags: fertility 0 Comments

First of all, I want to say thanks for all the great comments on the Attachment Parenting post below. I think that the diversity in parenting is great. I do not have children yet, so I have not tried any parenting techniques. I will be curious to see what we pick and choose to use to form our own ...

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FAM "Miss-Conception"

On 28 July 2009 , tags: fertility, health, pregnancy 2 Comments

Natural methods of birth control have kind of gotten a bad reputation. I hear women say "I got pregnant using those methods". If used correctly, this will not happen. But, FAM and NFP are often confused with the rhythm method. The rhythm method is an unreliable method of family planning in which the fertile phase of the cycle is calculated ...

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Why I am a FAM girl

On 27 July 2009 , tags: fertility, pregnancy 2 Comments

FAM - Fertility Awareness Method and NFP - Natural Family Planning Methods I often use the description of birth control like this. Men are fertile every single day of their lives from the age they hit puberty until the day they die. Women are fertile 12-24 hours of each month. So, to me, the idea that birth control methods that fall completely ...

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Sneak "Peak" on Fertility

On 23 July 2009 , tags: fertility 0 Comments

Remember my post on Birth Control and Pregnancy Achievement? If you are trying to conceive (or not), it is nice to be aware of your most fertile or "peak" day of fertility. If you already chart your cycles, you are aware of how this works. If not, the following information may be very helpful. Charting the Most Fertile Day of Your ...

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