A Passion for Fertility Awareness: A Patient Interview

A Passion for Fertility Awareness: A Patient Interview

Fertility awareness-based methods are another resource of empowerment, education, and understanding that women can utilize to align their life goals with healthy, self-aware mindsets. This creatively written interview describes the many benefits of discovering fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs) for a young couple. This discovery led to a woman empowered with education, a growing family, and a new career in fertility awareness. Read more!

Fertility Awareness Methods: Such Powerful Tools, Such Need to Learn More

Fertility Awareness Methods: Such Powerful Tools, Such Need to Learn More

Patient stories provide powerful testimony to the medical applications of FABMs and how they can be used in diagnosing common reproductive issues women face. Karla Marie García Ortiz conducted this interview during the FACTS elective for medical professional students, Fertility Awareness for Family Planning. Hear from one patient in this inspiring story how FABMs helped Sarah discover PCOS and how restorative reproductive medicine is helping her overcome infertility challenges.

NaPro-Trained Physicians Change a Woman’s Life

NaPro-Trained Physicians Change a Woman’s Life

This inspiring interview provides insight into the applications of fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs) in women’s health. Dr. Keisha Pierre-Lys interviewed a woman whose use of FABMs transformed her health, life, and family. Through this story, learn how physicians were able to diagnose and treat several root causes of subfertility, helping Sharlene* become healthier and even start a family.

Fertility Awareness Among Indian Women: A Review of Research

Fertility Awareness Among Indian Women: A Review of Research

This review of research conducted in India emphasizes the need for fertility awareness education and organizations like FACTS. Dr. Madeline Bartram summarized the study published in 2018 by Mahey et al in BMC Women’s Health titled, “Fertility awareness and knowledge among Indian women attending an infertility clinic: a cross-sectional study.” The aim of the study was to assess the knowledge about fertility among patients at an infertility clinic.

Obesity and Infertility: A Growing Concern

Obesity and Infertility: A Growing Concern

Obesity is a known risk factor for many conditions. However, one body system is often overlooked: the reproductive system. Infertility is another complication of obesity, made evident by irregular menstrual cycles, reduced pregnancy rates (spontaneous and assisted), and increased miscarriage rates. With the rising prevalence of obesity and infertility, interventions are needed to prevent and treat both conditions, and lifestyle changes are a vital component of such strategies. This blog post written by Allison Prew summarizes an article titled, “The Overlooked Role of Obesity in Infertility.”

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