This post features an interview with a patient who has used several fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs) for family planning and health monitoring. As with many women who choose to use FABMs, this patient has taken advantage of the strengths of different methods to meet her changing needs over time. Dr. Jackeline Chaparro Lorenzo conducted this interview as a medical student during a two-week online FACTS elective titled “Fertility Awareness and Family Planning.”
This post is reviews research published in 2014 in Fertility and Sterility titled, “Racial differences in fertility knowledge and awareness amongst reproductive age women in the U.S.” Dr. Danielle Wilkin wrote it during a two-week online elective through Georgetown University School of Medicine. The research points to the need for continued widespread education about reproductive health.
This interview with a patient exemplifies how these communications bring home to medical professionals the facts about fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs), opening their eyes to the science and benefits, and leaving them thirsty for more. Natalie Santa-Pinter conducted the interview as a third-year medical student. Read more.
Meet Kayla Iuliano, the newest FACTS Team Member! Kayla has joined the FACTS team as Conferences and Events Coordinator. An epidemiologist by trade, Kayla appreciates the scientific foundations behind fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs), and also believes learning about fertility awareness and using FABMs can be an empowering experience for all women. Welcome to the team, Kayla – we are lucky to have you!
June is Men’s Health Month and this week we feature an interview with a patient who has experienced the value of having a male partner fully invested in using fertility-awareness-based methods (FABMs) for family planning. Hannah Sinks, a second-year medical student, conducted this interview as part of a two-week online selective through Georgetown University.
June is Men’s Health Month, and we are excited to feature a research review written by Jamil Hayden, a third-year medical student, that addresses gaps in education for men about fertility. The research was published in 2018 in Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences and is titled, “Can Reproductive Life Plan-based Counselling Increase Men’s Fertility Awareness?” Click to learn more.