In this week's post, Dr. Macy Rupprecht reviews the study “What do people know about fertility? A systematic review on fertility awareness and its associated factors.” The study brings to light various factors that may impact the effectiveness of fertility awareness education and guide future research.
Our Advisory Council series continues this week as we introduce Dr. Pamela Vnenchak, a board-certified family physician and the new program director of the Penn Medicine/Lancaster General Health Family Medicine Residency Program. Like many medical professionals who first learn about FABMs, she was cautiously curious initially, allowing the science and solid data to spur her curiosity into further research. Learn more about Dr. Vnenchak here!
In this article, Dr. Natalie Corrilo reviews research originally published in 2017 by Fehring, et al in the American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing titled, “Effectiveness of a Natural Family Planning Service Program.” The study sought to determine and compare extended use-effectiveness of the Marquette Method online system among women seeking to avoid pregnancy.
This interview is part of our series highlighting the reality, benefits, and challenges of using fertility awareness based methods (FABMs). Makenzie Hamilton, DO conducted the interview which brings to light the struggle of infertility experienced by one couple and how fertility awareness empowered and impacted their journey.
While in medical school and as part of the FACTS online elective, Dr. Ana Maria Dumitru conducted this interview with a couple that used several different fertility awareness based methods (FABMs) over more than thirty years, including the Lactational Amenorrhea Method (LAM) while breastfeeding. The interview is part of our series highlighting the benefits and challenges of FABMs through the experiences of diverse users.
Our Advisory Council series continues as we introduce Dr. John Breheny, PhD, STL, a distinguished veteran in the fields of healthcare, ethics, and education. A FACTS Council Member since 2012, we are so grateful for the support and myriad contributions he has given our organization over the years. Learn more from Dr. Breheny here!