Endometriosis is a disease in which cells from the uterine endometrial lining are found outside the uterus in the pelvic or abdominal cavities.
This review of endometriosis and infertility incorporates the medical applications of charting the female cycle with fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs) to diagnose and/or manage endometriosis.
Teaching young girls and adolescents to chart their cycles provides day-to-day documentation of ovulatory cycles, bleeding patterns, the presence or absence of healthy cervical mucus patterns, and more
This reflection and summary of a research article was written by a future physician as part of a Georgetown University elective on fertility awareness. It highlights practical applications of charting the female cycle, a powerful tool underused by physicians and patients alike.
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!
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!