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Natural Family Planning
Avoiding and Achieving a Pregnancy Naturally
Couples can plan and space their children with relative ease using modern methods of Natural Family Planning. Today’s natural methods are highly effective when used to achieve pregnancy, 99% effective to avoid or postpone pregnancy, and 100% natural.
The Best Kept Secrets of Natural Procreative Education
Natural Methods of Family Planning:
- Are as effective to avoid pregnancy as any other method of family planning, including the birth control pill when taught and used correctly.
- Enhances a couple’s relationship.
- Respects Life from the moment of conception.
- Can be effective with assisting in the diagnosis and treatment of infertility, miscarriage, ovarian cysts and PMS.
- Are more effective to achieve pregnancy than artificial reproductive technologies, including IVF, for couples experiencing infertility.
- Are inexpensive.
- Are an investment in your future because they can be used during the your entire procreative life, to plan or avoid pregnancy, coming off of hormonal contraception, breastfeeding, post-partum, Perimenopause or any other situation.
- Are a valuable gynecological and health record because of the daily tracking of signs of fertility.
- Are a healthy alternative for health-conscious couples.
Click on the links below to learn more about how these methods can assist you.
A Couple's Perspective on Natural Family Planning
Natural Family Planning is often confused with the outdated rhythm method of family planning which was very limiting and unreliable. Today's NFP can be used to achieve or avoid pregnancy with a great deal of accuracy, help with conditions like PMS, infertility, and repeated miscarriages, and strengthen the communication and bond between a husband and wife.
Listen to an interview with Kathy Rivet, Coordinator for Natural Family Planning for the Diocese of Manchester, and Matt and Mary Vigneau, a couple who have been married for two years. Matt and Mary share their experience with NFP and discuss how it has impacted their relationship. CLICK HERE to listen to the interview.
Photo: Matt and Mary Vigneau at the Baptism of their baby boy.
Information on any of these methods can be obtained by contacting:
Kathy Rivet, BS, Certified FertilityCare Educator
Coordinator Natural Family Planning, Diocese of Manchester
Marguerite d'Youville FertilityCare Services