New Booklets for Better Fertility Health

Marilyn Shannon has been saying in Fertility, Cycles & Nutrition since 1990, “Many cycle problems can be alleviated — or even solved — simply through better nutrition or body balance.” Couple to Couple League has recommended her book to countless women and men over the past 30-plus years. Significantly, our NFP Teaching Couples and Fertility…

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NFP Uncensored: PCOS

NFP Uncensored is a series of candid accounts of the way NFP informs every aspect of life. You can follow the posts by searching for “NFP Uncensored” here in the Living the Love blog (use the search bar on the right-hand side of this page), or by searching #NFPUncensored on social media. Lying on a restaurant bathroom…

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Birth Control Options [stink]

There isn’t a birth control option for women that doesn’t suck, and that’s a problem. This was the headline of a Cosmo article I came across (not linked because of the article’s distasteful language), and I have to say I wholeheartedly agree. The article was a first person account of a young woman who chose a Paraguard…

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Nature Cycles for a Reason, So Does Your Body

The Autumn Equinox has come and gone and fall is upon us! September 22 at 10:21 a.m. was the official beginning of fall in the Northern Hemisphere, and a day in which we received a split even amount of daytime and nighttime, 12 hours each. National Geographic tells us that this even split in the day is linked to…

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Irregular Cycles Doesn’t Equal Birth Control

Verily is on a roll! The website that promotes positive and healthy views and lifestyles of women is talking a lot about women’s bodies and the pill, and it’s definitely not what you’d expect to find in our contraception-heavy culture. They recently published two articles talking about women’s bodies, fertility, and the pill. And whether you’re new…

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Nature Cycles For a Reason

I haven’t come across too many people who don’t like the autumn season with its beautiful changing leaves and crisp, cooler air. And because the changing scenery is so vivid, I can’t help but be reminded that nature cycles — it moves from one phase to another and repeats. And as a woman, so do I.…

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