An involved piece
on effectiveness for the medical professional/skeptic (and, let's face
it, you are a little skeptical, too), at CCL of Great
Britain. More at
USA's site, mostly on Sympto-Thermal Method. Ovulation
Method effectiveness: Here's a good article summarizing OM
studies. A recent one in China showed it's just as effective as the IUD
among the peasants.
Best line: " .....special attention
the intellectuals and professionals. The method seems to be
"simple" to them and they could not get hold of it without strict
it CAN'T be that simple.
NFP requires self-control, which of course is a good virtue to learn
and practice, but how do you
show your love without "doing it"? Let me count the
" Pro-Choice" Follies
been keeping the truth from you all these years, and why. (This
is not an anti-abortion rant.)
the word We're talking to you folks who are all
fired up: "Wow! I wish
I could share this with everybody!! How can I help?" Well, there's
plenty of stuff to do at all levels. Our practical advice,
FWIW. Pass it forward.
button issues Feminism,
politics...clinic violence? Don't go here if your blood pressure is
Where to go
for camaraderie, opinions, discussions, and help, from people who have
most active & useful group. Swap tales, ask questions, or
just lurk. Everybody but flamers welcome.
Board mainly Catholics, but they
harmless. Fairly active
NFP Discussion Groups ...there's
a whole bunch besides the ones we've singled out
here, some for Muslims, Jews, Billings, locals, you name it.
Check the number of members and activity first cuz some are
The moderated ones have less flamers and junk. Try searching
"NFP" for more choices.
Mailing List News, research, heavy
discussions, tough cases. All the big names are
here, and some schmucks like us. If you're a medical pro, NFP teacher,
promoter, researcher, or clergy, you oughta sign up.
This Lactation Amenorrhea page has 6
dozen stories and a link to the LAM mail group. If
you don't know what LAM is, check it out.
by NFP: Click here
picture. Click here
for others. Send us
list of books, materials,
gadgets, teaching organizations, software, etc.
always use a a piece of graph paper, or make your own. But the printed
ones make it easier.
Spreadsheet Chart You can
open it up in Excel or other spreadsheets like the free OpenOffice Calc,
them around. You could also keep your own charts on this. The
first page has complete instructions. Originally
made for sharing with folks on the CIN-NFP mailing list,
room for all symptoms. Excel 4 and 5 versions, plus PDF and GIF. From
Fertility Plus, an
Deutsch und Celsius. PDF's and GIF's. These are great if you don't
want your kids or mother-in-law nosing about in your charts,
ja? From Dr. Roetzer's NFP Institute in Austria.
OM Charts in PDF. From
OvulationMethod.org,which is actually part of the GIFT Foundation.
Ovarian Syndrome: a common cause of
irregularity, infertility, and all-around grief. Commonly "patched up"
with birth control pills. Here's why that's wrong.
Satisfaction Study at
U. North Dakota. Conclusion: NFP users are normal.
Amenorrhea and Breastfeeding
oldest, still most widely
practiced (and temporary) NFP method. A good way to space
children which transitions right
into other NFP methods. (Read our Primer
to get off it, get back to normal, and get on NFP. And
why you shouldn't go on it to begin with!
Replacement In 1996,
this guy sounded like a nut case. Nobody's laughing now. Some
good replacements for HRT, and a lot of in-depth explanation of what's
going on inside you..
our potpourri of short
articles on hyperprolactinism, IUDs, treating infertility,
on-line guide to drugs where
you can look up the dozens of bad side effects of chemical
contraceptives and different terms used in place of "abortifacient",
"prevention of pregnancy by inhibition of implantation".