Posts Tagged ‘endometriosis’

Infertility 101: The basic information all couples should know

From the Family Foundations archives. An excerpt from The Infertility Companion for Catholics: Spiritual and Practical Support for Couples, by Carmen Santamaria and Angelique Ruhi-Lopez, reprinted with permission from Ave Maria Press. **** What causes infertility? About a third of the time, infertility can be traced to a cause within the woman. In another third…

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Shorter, lighter and pain-free periods

Fun fact: A natural, healthy period should not be long, heavy or painful. You read that correctly: five days at most, only moderate flow, with no noticeable cramping. But when you think of having your period, what comes to mind? If you’re like most women who experience these negative symptoms (along with an array of…

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NFP Uncensored: Engaged and charting

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 righthand side of this page), or by searching #NFPUncensored on social media. Isn’t it romantic…

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Infertility Speaks: 4 women reflect on the journey to parenthood

Note: The following couples were interviewed for or contributed to our feature stories on infertility in the March-April 2011 issue of Family Foundations magazine. ** Mrs. Mike is a Catholic blogger and NFP user who has two adopted children, Mrs. Mike reflects on infertility at http://musingsofmrsmike.blogspot.com/. When we were married, we received the gift of…

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