23 Feb 2016

Sexual behavior and the efficacy of the Sympto-thermal method – Featured Research

This post is a synopsis of the research presented in the article published in Human Reproduction by P.Frank-Herrmann et al. It is a post in a series entitled Featured Research where we go back and break down some of the foundational research about different fertility awareness based methods (FABMs). We hope after reading this post […]

17 Feb 2016

Task force finds Billings Ovulation Method of natural family planning effective

This post is a synopsis of the research presented in the article published in Contraception by the Indian Council on Medical Research. It is a post in a series entitled Featured Research where we go back and break down some of the foundational research about different fertility awareness based methods (FABMs). We hope after reading […]

11 Feb 2016

FACTS in Phoenix: STFM Conference and the most recent Speaker Training

FACTS members spent the last week working hard in Phoenix; exhibiting with the FMEC, giving research presentations, training new speakers in our Phoenix Speaker program and connecting interested members. Read through for a more detailed update on what we’ve been up to! The STFM Conference on Medical Student Education Last weekend, FACTS presented and exhibited […]

05 Feb 2016

Are FABMs effective, even during a Zika outbreak?

by Alison Contreras, PhD and Marguerite Duane, MD, MHA By now almost everyone has heard about Zika, the mosquito borne virus that is linked to microcephaly, a birth defect in which the baby develops a smaller than normal head. First discovered in Brazil, this virus has now been confirmed in the US. ¬†Although the virus […]