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What is FACTS?

FACTS is the Fertility Appreciation Collaborative, a group comprised of physicians, other health care professionals and educators working together to Teach the Science of natural or fertility awareness based methods (FABMs) of family planning.

Our goal is to share the best evidence available with our health care colleagues so they can educate women and men about their fertility, empower them to make more informed choices about family planning, and enable women to collaborate with their physicians to better monitor and manage their reproductive health.Google+

Please see our review article in the Osteopathic Family Physician for the most current and comprehensive review of the evidence of FABMs.

FACTS Review Article on FABMs

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Learning NFP for me was also transformative for my career as a nurse practitioner, especially because I am very passionate about women’s health.  I wanted to learn more about NFP in order to inform my patients about these alternative options to birth control.
Nurse Practitioner and Couple Using the Sympto-thermal Method

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18 Jan 2017

What your cervix is telling you – Part 2: The “Everyday Janes”

Happy #CervicalHealthMonth! In celebration and solidarity with those promoting women’s health worldwide, we continue our series on cervical health. Read on to learn more about all that a healthy cervix can do every day and why labeling its work a mere “cervical discharge” doesn’t do it justice. January 19th, 2017 by Sarah Murray, MD In […]

10 Jan 2017

What your cervix is telling you – Part 1: The basics

January 10, 2017 by Sarah Murray, MD When is the last time that you thought at length about cervical fluid or mucus? In the clinical setting, family physicians and other primary care providers often see women concerned about changes in vaginal discharge. Many of these changes can be explained by bacterial vaginosis, yeast, or sexually […]

22 Dec 2016

Using electronic hormone measurement in an FABM – The Marquette Method

For this week’s Featured Research we have a review of Richard Fehring’s Efficacy of Cervical mucus Observations plus Electronic Hormonal Fertility Monitoring as a Method of Natural Family Planning.  Please click through to the article for a complete description of the original study. December 22, 2016 by Daliha Aqbal The Marquette Method is a fertility […]

15 Dec 2016

Amplified risks from contraception for teens – but can they chart?

As we understand the side effects of hormonal birth control more and more, physicians should naturally be concerned with how to incorporate this information into their practice. Why are teens affected so differently? Should teen health be treated the same way as a mature female adult? A great place to start is to consider what are the needs of the patient.

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