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.

FABMs in the Valley: An Interview with Lynn Keenan, MD

FABMs in the Valley: An Interview with Lynn Keenan, MD

This is a fascinating interview with Dr. Lynn Keenan, a board-certified internal medicine and sleep medicine physician in Fresno, California. She is the director of the UCSF Fresno Sleep Medicine Fellowship Training Program and a leader within the growing field of fertility awareness. Dr. Keenan has found multiple ways to apply FABMs to her practice, and describes surprising links between PCOS and sleep disorders. Read more in this PCOS Awareness Month feature.

Special Feature: A Trauma Surgeon’s Transformative Generosity

Special Feature: A Trauma Surgeon’s Transformative Generosity

This month, we had the opportunity to get to know a trauma surgeon who has been an unwavering supporter of FACTS since before its launch in 2010! Her generous financial gifts have sustained FACTS every step of the way, and her kind support has been an uplifting source of encouragement for the FACTS team. Simply stated, FACTS would not be where it is without the generosity of Dr. Therese M. Duane, the sister of our executive director and cofounder, Dr. Marguerite Duane.

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.

The Lactational Amenorrhea Method: Two Success Stories

The Lactational Amenorrhea Method: Two Success Stories

This interview by Dr. Nicole Frey involves two women who discovered the Lactational Amenorrhea Method (LAM) at the perfect moment for each of them, though perhaps not in the most ideal ways. Breastfeeding delays the return of a mother’s ovulation and may make her infertile for six months or longer. The Lactational Amenorrhea Method is a simple tool a woman may use in the postpartum period to avoid or delay pregnancy if basic criteria are met. Read about real life stories using LAM in this post.

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