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Preventing Miscarriage with Micronized Vaginal Progesterone: A Review of Research

Preventing Miscarriage with Micronized Vaginal Progesterone: A Review of Research

This is a summary of an in-depth review of the PROMISE and PRISM trials that sought to translate research into clinical practice. These two high-quality trials added power to the literature assessing whether micronized vaginal progesterone has a proven clinical role to prevent miscarriages in the setting of first trimester bleeding. Read more!

Rewards of Giving FABMs a Chance: An Interview

Rewards of Giving FABMs a Chance: An Interview

In family medicine and pediatrics, physicians have the opportunity to educate young women about their bodies, their normal physiology, and the joys and challenges of growing up. Sara Torres, a future pediatrician on the FACTS elective, interviewed a user of the Creighton Model whose life changed when she gave fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs) a chance.

Fertility Awareness in the UK and Denmark: A Review of Research

Fertility Awareness in the UK and Denmark: A Review of Research

This is a review of research published in 2016 titled, “A population-based survey on family intentions and fertility awareness in women and men in the United Kingdom and Denmark.” The research results affirm the need for fertility awareness education in Western developed countries. Read more!

An FABM User Becomes the Teacher: An Interview

An FABM User Becomes the Teacher: An Interview

Fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs) are growing in popularity for family planning and for their clinical applications. Through this interview, Dr. Mara Penne met a user of multiple FABMs who then chose to become an instructor for the Fertility Education & Medical Management (FEMM), a sympto-hormonal method. Read more!

Pain Typology and Incident Endometriosis: A Review of Research

Pain Typology and Incident Endometriosis: A Review of Research

This is a review of research published in 2015 which aimed to define the different types of pain experienced by patients undergoing laparoscopy or laparotomy for a variety of indications and with no previous diagnosis of endometriosis. Read more of the summary by Dr. Julianna Cervino.

Predicting Ovulation Using Apps vs. Calendar Methods: A Review

Predicting Ovulation Using Apps vs. Calendar Methods: A Review

This summary of research by Dr. Katelyn Myers offers thoughtful review and new insights into the utility of charting with fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs), as well as warnings about potential pitfalls if relying on applications (apps) to predict ovulation. Read more on the blog!

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