Strengthen Your Understanding!

Increase your knowledge of FABMs with FACTS Webinars!

Our webinars cover a wide range of topics in fertility awareness and are designed to
educate physicians, health care professionals, and students.

How effective are fertility awareness based methods
for preventing pregnancy?

Check out our review of all clinical trials of FABMs published since 1980.

Just the FACTS!

Looking for an easy-to-understand overview of FABMs and their effectiveness?

Get started with this handy guide, created in conjunction with Natural Womanhood.

Show Me the Science!

Interested in research about fertility awareness based methods?

Check out our collection of some of the many articles about FABMs.

Is there an APP for that?

What’s the best fertility awareness app for preventing pregnancy?

See our review of all fertility awareness apps market available as of January 2015.

Introducing FACTS Advisory Council Member: Theresa M. Hardy, PhD, RN

Introducing FACTS Advisory Council Member: Theresa M. Hardy, PhD, RN

The FACTS Advisory Council consists of a talented and diverse group of individuals whose guidance and support are essential to the success of our organization. Being a member of our Advisory Council is a voluntary position and all their work with FACTS is a generous contribution of time and expertise. Each month, we have featured an Advisory Council member to highlight their unique contributions to our mission. Our series continues this week with Theresa Hardy, PhD, RN, whose experience in research, expertise in the Marquette Method, and knowledge of the latest “Fem-Tech” (female technology) are just a few of the reasons we are thrilled to welcome her to the FACTS team.

Wrist Wearables as Fertility Tracking Tools: A Research Review

Wrist Wearables as Fertility Tracking Tools: A Research Review

This research review details a report published in 2018 titled, “Modern fertility awareness methods: wrist wearables capture the changes in temperature associated with the menstrual cycle.” The review was written by Anastasia G. Xenophontos, a medical student participating in a two-week online elective taught by FACTS executive director, Dr. Marguerite Duane, at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

Physician Attitudes and Perceptions Toward NFP: A Research Review

Physician Attitudes and Perceptions Toward NFP: A Research Review

This is a review of research published in 2010 in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology titled, “Natural Family Planning: Physicians’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice.” Learning about biomarkers of fertility that tell the story of what’s occurring hormonally inside her body provides information that can impact a woman’s health—even beyond its applications for family planning. For physicians, FABMs do triple duty as practical tools in family planning that also aid in the diagnosis and treatment of common conditions affecting women while providing ways for them to monitor their reproductive and general health.

The Menstrual Cycle as a Marker of Health: A Research Review

The Menstrual Cycle as a Marker of Health: A Research Review

This research review was written by a second year medical student as part of a FACTS two-week online elective. The study, published in 2019 is titled “Real-world menstrual cycle characteristics of more than 600,000 menstrual cycles.” It highlights features of the menstrual cycle that have important implications for a woman’s health and well being, even beyond their impact on her fertility and family planning.

Introducing FACTS Advisory Council Member: Geraldine Matus, PhD

Introducing FACTS Advisory Council Member: Geraldine Matus, PhD

The FACTS Advisory Council consists of a talented and diverse group of individuals whose guidance and support are essential to the success of our organization. Being a member of our Advisory Council is a voluntary position and all their work with FACTS is a generous contribution of time and expertise. Each month, we have featured an Advisory Council member to highlight their unique contributions to our mission. Our series continues with Geraldine Matus, PhD, who founded the Justisse Method in 1987 and has served on the FACTS Advisory Council since its inception.

Looking Back with Gratitude, Forging Ahead with Hope

Looking Back with Gratitude, Forging Ahead with Hope

2019 was a rewarding and fruitful year for us at FACTS. We are so thankful for our dedicated team, our generous benefactors, and the medical professionals and students with whom we work each day to increase awareness of the science of fertility awareness! Click here to read a few highlights of 2019 and our plans for 2020.

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