Only 3-6% of OB/Gyn and Family Medicine physicians are knowledgeable about modern FABMs! At FACTS it is our mission to close this and many other GAPS in Women’s reproductive health. But, we need your help to succeed! Your support can have a profound effect – Help us Close the GAP today!
For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re highlighting the value of knowing all your options for family planning as well as possible risks of hormone therapies, especially for people with a significant family history of cancer. This compelling patient story recounts the impact of education on a woman’s decisions about family planning. Read more and learn about evidence-based sources like FACTS that enable more comprehensive and informed choices in health.
Ms. M is a woman in her fifties who has used FABMs since her late twenties as her primary method for birth control and family planning. After experiencing intolerable side effects with oral contraceptive pills, she developed an interest in FABMs. Read more about how Ms. M came to the decision to use FABMs and how fertility awareness has affected her life.
Most women who hear about modern, evidence-based methods of fertility awareness are intrigued and want to learn more. Once educated, many women choose to try a method, discover they learn a great deal about their bodies and fertility, and benefit in many other ways, feeling empowered and healthier. These patient interviews by a 4th year medical student highlight some of the versatility and many applications of FABMs.
Have you ever wondered what are the best markers of ovulation? Or what marks the end of the fertile window? This research summary, written by Dr. Shelly Capps, will shed some light.
In our most recent post, 2nd year medical student, Kellie Wo interviews a couple who struggled early on while using the Sympto-Thermal Method (STM), yet persevered. Their end result is part of the beauty of FABMs.