Physician Attitudes and Perceptions Toward NFP: A Research Review

Physician Attitudes and Perceptions Toward NFP: A Research Review

This is a review of research published in 2010 in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology titled, “Natural Family Planning: Physicians’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice.” Learning about biomarkers of fertility that tell the story of what’s occurring hormonally inside her body provides information that can impact a woman’s health—even beyond its applications for family planning. For physicians, FABMs do triple duty as practical tools in family planning that also aid in the diagnosis and treatment of common conditions affecting women while providing ways for them to monitor their reproductive and general health.

A Medical Student’s Experience with FABMs

A Medical Student’s Experience with FABMs

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.

How FABMs Enhance Medicine: An Interview with an OB/Gyn Physician

How FABMs Enhance Medicine: An Interview with an OB/Gyn Physician

Our interview series continues as a second year Georgetown medical student catches up with a practicing OB/Gyn physician who not only offers patients the option of using FABMs but is also herself a user of FABMs for family planning. Her personal and professional experience with FABMs provides a unique perspective for medical professionals in training and in practice as well as patients.

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