Natural Family Planning (NFP) - Resource Information Only
While our newest RN staff work towards completing their NFP certifications, we are happy to provide resource information that can direct you to the method and teacher of your choice.
There are several safe, natural and effective methods that can help women track and manage their reproductive health by understanding their fertility cycles.
Feel free to browse the links below or to stop in to schedule an appointment for more information.
The Creighton Model FertilityCareTM System is one of many natural methods.
What is the Creighton Model FertilityCareTM System?
A scientifically developed, standardized system for understanding fertility cycles.
Includes observation and charting of biological markers (cervical mucus, lubricative sensation).
Women learn to recognize the time of ovulation, when conception could occur.
Women can monitor their own gynecological health
Trained medical consultants are available to help women understand charting and provide referrals to doctors as needed.
ADDITIONAL NFP RESOURCES:
BOMA-USA The Billings Ovulation Method®
Click the link to find the right doctors, nurses and fertility teachers.
CCL provides client education in the Sympto-Thermal Method (STM). Click the link to find more information.
Marquette Method of NFP
MUCN-INFP provides education in a Sympto-Hormonal Method. Click the link for more information.
Natural Family Planning International, Inc.
NFPI provides client and teacher education in the Cross-Check Method (also called "STM"), a multi-indexed method of NFP.
Family of the Americas Foundation
Note: As of 2020, the Family of the Americas headquarters has moved to Guatemala. Orders for resources can be made through their website.