With today’s post, we kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., about 1 in 8 American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.
As we near the end of PCOS Awareness Month, we now consider treatment options available to women diagnosed with PCOS and infertility, comparing the former gold standard clomiphene with letrozole.
From a birth control pill user to a FABM instructor: how one woman found her preferred family planning method
In today’s post, we feature the journey of one woman’s search for a birth control method that would minimize negative side effects and her eventual discovery of fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs) as the preferred solution for her and her husband.
We hope you enjoyed this month’s series all about breastfeeding. If you missed our previous blogs, learn more about everything from improving milk supply to decreasing breast cancer rates.
A Physician’s Perspective on FABMs: Planning a Family and Teaching Underserved Populations to Do the Same
As we continue to celebrate National Breastfeeding Month, we are featuring a patient interview — conducted by James Friedl, a former FACTS elective participant, with Simone,* an African American family physician and Marquette educator.
Stephanie Nonawzki, a former FACTS elective student and recent medical school graduate, summarized a 2015 study called Enhancing Breastfeeding Rates Among African American Women, a systematic review of current psychosocial interventions.