“The patient’s preferences and needs come first and should be used to guide contraceptive counseling, whether the patient wants complete involvement of their clinician or none at all.”
“Less acculturated Hispanic women and those with a lower level of education were more interested in using NFP to avoid pregnancy.”
“Understanding fertility as an indicator of health gives you full insight into what’s going on in your body. It helps you pay more attention to how you feel physically and emotionally. If I’ve had a stressful month, I can tell based on how my cycle is, and I can course correct a bit.”
To mark National Women’s Health Week, we are featuring research examining how stress response systems may impact fertility and fetal development.
Infertility can lead to stress, isolation, anxiety and hopelessness, but with fertility awareness-based methods, couples may feel more empowered. FABMs facilitate conversation about the female cycle; for some women
With National Infertility Awareness Week coming up the last week of April, we will feature a series of articles to raise awareness about infertility, the many aspects of health related to this condition and the important role fertility awareness-based methods may play in the diagnosis and treatment of infertility as well as some of the common underlying causes.