This interview is part of our series highlighting the reality, benefits, and challenges of using fertility awareness based methods (FABMs). Makenzie Hamilton, DO conducted the interview which brings to light the struggle of infertility experienced by one couple and how fertility awareness empowered and impacted their journey.
While in medical school and as part of the FACTS online elective, Dr. Ana Maria Dumitru conducted this interview with a couple that used several different fertility awareness based methods (FABMs) over more than thirty years, including the Lactational Amenorrhea Method (LAM) while breastfeeding. The interview is part of our series highlighting the benefits and challenges of FABMs through the experiences of diverse users.
Our Advisory Council series continues as we introduce Dr. John Breheny, PhD, STL, a distinguished veteran in the fields of healthcare, ethics, and education. A FACTS Council Member since 2012, we are so grateful for the support and myriad contributions he has given our organization over the years. Learn more from Dr. Breheny here!
In this week’s post, a medical student summarizes her experience with fertility awareness based methods (FABMs). Her insights as a medical student, well versed in fertility awareness from personal use, offer a unique perspective on the benefits and challenges of FABMs and the need to incorporate this important topic into the medical school curriculum.
It’s Men’s Health Week! In this week’s post, 3rd year family medicine resident, Jason Faucheux, DO, summarizes a just published important study titled “Metabolic Syndrome and Male Fertility.” Published last month in The World Journal of Men’s Health, the study notes a global decrease in birth rates alongside a rising prevalence of metabolic syndrome worldwide, and assesses the relationship between metabolic syndrome and male reproductive health.
Our Advisory Council series continues as we introduce Dr. Abby Crowley, a lifelong educator who recently completed service in the U.S. Peace Corps training college faculty in the Philippines. A strong proponent of fertility awareness education, her enthusiasm, encouragement, and skills in developing educational materials for professionals have been valuable assets supporting the mission of FACTS.