Reasons To Choose Natural Family Planning

There are as many reasons to choose natural family planning as there are women in the world, but here are a few of the most compelling:


  • You are opposed to artificial birth control for religious reasons
  • You are opposed to hormonal birth control for personal health reasons
  • You are concerned about the environmental impact of waste and hormones from artificial birth control
  • You don’t want to take hormonal birth control while breastfeeding
  • You are concerned about the potential abortifacient effect of some birth control methods
  • You don’t like the way you feel when on hormonal birth control (i.e. lower sex drive)
  • You are concerned about the monetary cost of artificial birth control



Related Wiki Resources:


Types of Natural Family Planning – It’s not just the rhythm method.  They’ve got this down to a science with options galore!


NFP or FAM Methods While Breastfeeding – You have options in the postpartum period while your fertility is returning!


Resources For Learning About Fertility Cycles – Find books to read or websites to visit, find an instructor, post your chart online, and learn about how your diet affects your fertility.


Fertility Awareness Method – A quick-start guide to the Fertility Awareness, a version of the Sympto-Thermal Method taught by Toni Weschler in her book, Taking Charge of Your Fertility.


Common Abbreviations for Charting to Avoid/Fertility Awareness – BBT, EWCM, TCOYF, and more!  Learn what all these crazy acronyms mean here.

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