INTRODUCTION. A FEW SENTENCES ON WHAT THE POINT OF THE LESSON.
At the end of this topic, you should be able to:
- Define natural (NFP) and fertility awareness-based methods (FABM) of family planning.
Demonstrate an understanding of the scientific basis of these methods.
Describe types of FABMs, including mechanisms of action and effectiveness rates.
List at least three benefits of fertility awareness.
Presentation & Readings
Watch the following video presentation and complete the readings. The video presentation contains 9 separate video files.
Video PresentationFacts About Fertility
- Manhart MD, Duane M, Lind A, Sinai I, Golden-Tevald J “ Fertility Awareness-Based Methods of Family Planning: A Review of Effectiveness for Avoiding Pregnancy Using SORT. Osteopathic Family Physician 2013 5 (1): 2-8.
- Duane M, Motley R, Manhart M. Physicians Need More Education About Natural Family Planning. Am Fam Physician. 2013 Aug 1;88(3):158-159.
- Pallone SR, Bergus GR. “Fertility Awareness-Based Methods: Another Option for Family Planning” J Am Board Fam Med 2009 22: 147-157.
Complete the following quiz to assess your overall understanding of NFP and FABMs. I DON”T SEE A QUIZ FOR THIS LESSON?