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What are some disadvantages of the natural family planning method of birth control?

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Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Tricky

Natural family planning is not the most reliable form of contraception.
Honestly, it is one of the least effective forms of birth control. Strict attention to when your body is ovulating is key and this can take a lot of time and body awareness. Even then, ovulated eggs can survive for days in the female genital tract, as can sperm/semen.

In brief: Tricky

Natural family planning is not the most reliable form of contraception.
Honestly, it is one of the least effective forms of birth control. Strict attention to when your body is ovulating is key and this can take a lot of time and body awareness. Even then, ovulated eggs can survive for days in the female genital tract, as can sperm/semen.
Dr. David Finke
Dr. David Finke
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Dr. David Fein
Preventive Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Pregnancy

Unfortunately, the obvious answer is pregnancy.
Other than that, natural family planning is hormone free, device free, and prescription free.

In brief: Pregnancy

Unfortunately, the obvious answer is pregnancy.
Other than that, natural family planning is hormone free, device free, and prescription free.
Dr. David Fein
Dr. David Fein
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