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.
It’s Men’s Health Week! In this week’s post, 3rd year family medicine resident, Jason Faucheux, DO, summarizes a just published important study titled “Metabolic Syndrome and Male Fertility.” Published last month in The World Journal of Men’s Health, the study notes a global decrease in birth rates alongside a rising prevalence of metabolic syndrome worldwide, and assesses the relationship between metabolic syndrome and male reproductive health.
This week’s interview with a couple is part of a FACTS series that highlights the reality of using fertility awareness based methods (FABMs), including benefits and challenges of the various methods. A medical student who is now a medical doctor conducted this interview with a couple and their experience using the Sympto-Thermal Method.
Our ongoing series talking with couples detailing their experiences using FABMs, continues here with this interview conducted by Matthew Thigpen, a 4th year medical student. In this piece, the couple featured highlights some of the benefits and challenges they faced while learning and using the Billings Ovulation Method. Click to learn more.
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.
We celebrate National Marriage Week with this post from our interview series highlighting the benefits and challenges of the various FABMs. Catherine Jimenez, a 4th year medical student and FACTS student ambassador, conducted this interview with a married couple and learned how their relationship has been strengthened (and their family has grown!) through the use of fertility awareness based methods (FABMs).