Natural Family Planning
Using your body's fertility signals is not a new technology. In fact, it has been done for many years. By using the information that your body offers, it is easier to achieve pregnancy than by just having sex at random times in the hopes of conceiving.
By using the information you are given, you may be able to speed up the process and shorten the time to achieve pregnancy. You may even be trying to time a pregnancy in order to maximize your comfort or scheduled time away from work. These are all great reasons for you to use your body's fertility signals.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) offers free pamphlets on patient education. They offer
Not only will it help you achieve pregnancy at a particular time, but it can later be used to help you avoid pregnancy. You may even choose to use this method for birth control after discontinuing chemical forms of birth control while waiting to conceive. Many women continue to use this method as a way of birth control after their babies are born.
This method is 99 percent effective in preventing pregnancy when you take the time to be well informed and follow the rules of the Natural Family Planning. This method is also approved by the Catholic Church as a form of birth control. Many couples choose it because it is chemical free, safe, and something that they can do together.