Multiple studies have shown that fertility-related knowledge among the general public and medical trainees is quite low. Knowledge gaps have been found to be especially large regarding the effect of age on fertility and the extent to which lifestyle affects one’s fertility. In this post, medical student Joi Spaulding reviews a study published in 2017 in “Fertility and Sterility” focused on low fertility awareness among reproductive-age women and medical trainees.
Our Month of Giving campaign focused on giving medical students The Gift of Knowledge ends this week. Your support will help FACTS as we seek to bring accurate, up-to-date evidence-based information about FABMs to more medical professionals, women, and couples, and we thank you in advance for your support!
This week’s interview with a couple is part of a FACTS series that highlights the reality of using fertility awareness based methods (FABMs), including benefits and challenges of the various methods. A medical student who is now a medical doctor conducted this interview with a couple and their experience using the Sympto-Thermal Method.
This past weekend, the FACTS team hosted its first 2019 spring conference in Cleveland, Ohio. We are pleased to report the conference was a huge success! Hear what attendees are saying and learn how you can be a part of upcoming events!
Our two-part series on the brief history of NFPs continues here. Learn more about recent scientific advances and the Marquette, FEMM, TwoDay, Standard Days and Lactational Amenorrhea Fertility Awareness Based Methods (FABMs).
For more than a century, researchers have built upon one another’s pivotal foundations in the area of fertility awareness. Our two-part series provides perspective on how what started as a historical, cycle-length method of family planning (the calendar rhythm method) was simply one step toward the modern, prospective, symptom-based fertility awareness based methods (FABMs) available worldwide in 2018.
Their medical team had ventured into the foothills of the Andes several hours west of the capital city of Quito to provide basic medicines and healthcare to those in need. However, what Dr. Garcia and his team learned in rural Ecuador wasn’t what they were expecting…