The Marquette Model Empowers a Couple: An Interview

The Marquette Model Empowers a Couple: An Interview

Many women find fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs) empowering, and Sara is one of them. This interview with a user of the Marquette Model is part of our series that highlights the variety of FABMs available to meet the needs of women and couples. Anisha Patel, a second-year medical student, conducted this interview as part of a two-week online elective through Georgetown University

FABMs: Essential Tools in a Physician’s Toolbox

FABMs: Essential Tools in a Physician’s Toolbox

During National Endometriosis Awareness Month, we write about two patients whose diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis was expedited by the use of charting and fertility awareness based methods (FABMs). Kylie Knoles-Barnett, a second year medical student, conducted this interview which illustrates the roadblocks some women encounter as they seek help. Medical professionals with expertise in FABMs have an expanded toolbox to support these women.

Infertility, Endometriosis, and the Creighton Model

Infertility, Endometriosis, and the Creighton Model

During National Endometriosis Awareness Month, we tell the story of how charting with a fertility awareness based method (FABM) helped in the diagnose and treatment of endometriosis, making it possible for a couple to conceive their first child. This interview with the couple is part of our series that highlights the reality of using FABMs, including benefits as well as challenges of the various methods.

FABMs and Infertility: A Patient Interview

FABMs and Infertility: A Patient Interview

In this latest installment of our interview series with users of FABMs, we examine and highlight both benefits and challenges of the various methods of family planning, including how it can effect diagnoses, fertility, and couple intimacy. The 2nd year medical student who conducted the interview plans to pursue residency training in surgery or Obstetrics & Gynecology.

FABMs, Fertility, and A Physician’s Reflections: An Interview with a Couple

FABMs, Fertility, and A Physician’s Reflections: An Interview with a Couple

In this interview we highlight the benefits of FABMs for family planning as seen through the experiences of one couple and the physician who worked with them to learn and apply the methods. Although FABMs may not be for everyone, studies show that most women who hear about these modern, safe, evidence-based methods are curious and want to learn more. Once educated, many women choose to try one of the methods, appreciate learning about their bodies and fertility, and feel empowered and healthier.

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