Fertility Awareness and Fem-Tech:
Synergy for the 21st Century

 

The Fem-Tech industry is projected to top $50 Billion by 2025.

Your patients are paying attention….  Are YOU?!

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The 2019 FACTS Annual Meeting will combine the science
behind FABMs with the practical applications
made possible by fem-tech.

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Our webinars cover a wide range of topics in fertility awareness and are designed to
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How effective are fertility awareness based methods
for preventing pregnancy?

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

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

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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.

Normal Menstrual Cycles? Think Again!

Normal Menstrual Cycles? Think Again!

For years, fertility was measured by how “regular” the woman was (i.e., the length and frequency of her menstrual cycles). With the onset of hormonal testing, scientists developed ways to more easily and objectively track a woman’s invisible hormonal physiology. This post, written by Dr. Rachel Engle, is a review of research published in 2013 which examines the characteristics and variability of individual normal menstrual cycle profiles using at-home monitors to test urine and serum and measure hormone metabolites. Click to read more.
Introducing FACTS Advisory Council Member: Victoria Jennings, PhD

Introducing FACTS Advisory Council Member: Victoria Jennings, PhD

Our Advisory Council series continues this week as we introduce Dr. Victoria Jennings, a researcher whose career in reproductive health and family planning represents diverse expertise spanning more than three decades. Dr. Jennings is the director of the Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH) at Georgetown University. The IRH conducts research, provides technical assistance, and engages in global leadership related to fertility awareness based methods. In her earlier global health work, Dr. Jennings recognized FABMs as an under-utilized approach to family planning, fueling a growing interest in FABMs and leading to the research and development of new technologies in the field of fertility awareness. Read more about Dr. Jennings here!
Fertility Awareness in PCOS: A Choice Aligned with Future Goals

Fertility Awareness in PCOS: A Choice Aligned with Future Goals

We continue focus on PCOS Awareness Month this week with our patient interview series. Dr. Kaitlyn Hite conducted this interview with Ms. K, an 18 year-old woman with a history of PCOS and hypothyroidism. Her story, told as a medical history with additional details, raises awareness about the medical applications of FABMs beyond their more familiar use in family planning. FABMs like the Billings Ovulation Method and the Creighton Model offer versatile options to assist in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of conditions like PCOS.
The Role of Cervical Mucus in PCOS-Related Infertility: A Review of Research Findings

The Role of Cervical Mucus in PCOS-Related Infertility: A Review of Research Findings

September is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month, and we join the many organizations raising awareness and providing education about this common condition. PCOS affects 10-15% of women and is the leading cause of female infertility. It is also associated with medical conditions like type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and obesity, among others. Learn here how PCOS can affect infertility.
Introducing FACTS Advisory Council Member: Peter Danis, MD

Introducing FACTS Advisory Council Member: Peter Danis, MD

Our Advisory Council series continues this week as we introduce Dr. Peter Danis, a board-certified family physician who serves on the faculty at Mercy Family Medicine Residency and as an adjunct professor at St Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Danis has published in a variety of journals and is a regular speaker on the local and national level on topics addressing women’s health, fertility awareness, and the medical applications of NaPro Technology. Learn more about Dr. Danis here!
The Lactational Amenorrhea Method: An Interview with a Couple

The Lactational Amenorrhea Method: An Interview with a Couple

August is National Breastfeeding Month! In this week's post, Leanna Mantella, a 4th year medical student, shares her interview with a couple that was thrilled to learn about the lactational amenorrhea method (LAM) when other options for family planning did not meet their needs. Read more here.

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