Posts Tagged ‘science’

Our take on Natural Cycles

Recently, Bloomberg released an in-depth interview of the creators of the “birth control app,” Natural Cycles, checking in after a recent PR crisis that shook their reputation. This has brought increased attention to an entire array of fertility monitoring apps — including our own CycleProGo — and period tracking apps that don’t provide fertility awareness…

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Albuquerque medical symposium highlights the validity of natural methods

Medical professionals and students gained new appreciation for NFP in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on February 3 at a CCL-planned symposium entitled, “Modern Fertility Awareness for Family Planning and Women’s Health.” The event, hosted by CCL Teaching Couple Barry and Emilee Reinholz, could earn attendees up to 5.5 Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits by the American…

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Don’t gobble up everything you hear

Oh, the joys of Thanksgiving dinner. Sure, everyone loves the food and almost everyone appreciates the quality time, but what family doesn’t find themselves in squabbles around the close quarters of the dining room table? It seems like family gatherings these past few years have grown increasingly tense, increasingly divided and increasingly political. While we…

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Petition: Get the facts

Natural Womanhood and Fertility Appreciation Collaborative to Teach the Science (FACTS) are two organizations in the fight to bring fertility-based awareness methods (FAM or FAMB) to the table as a viable option for women’s reproductive health in both the lay and medical communities, respectively. One of the most significant obstacles to spreading the word about…

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Is your family an environmental hazard?

In the face of recent concerns regarding environmental legislation, articles like “Should We Be Having Kids In The Age Of Climate Change?” have gotten even more attention than ever before. But what is overpopulation and does it really have the direct correlation to environmental catastrophe that such posts claim? Aleteia published a valuable piece exploring the subject, and…

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Asking all the wrong questions

Photo credit: Bayer via Associated Press Recently, the Washington Post released a heartbreaking article featuring an in-depth exploration of Bayer’s controversial, permanent contraceptive device Essure. It’s essentially a thin metal coil — about the length of a sewing needle — filled with fibers intended to stimulate the growth of scar tissue. When implanted in the…

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