What exactly is natural family planning?

Avoid ovulation. If you have regular, consistently predictable cycles, you can calculate your time of the cycle when an egg is released. You then avoid intercouse starting a few day before egg release to a few days after egg release.

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How is natural family planning used?

It's tricky. Some people use basal body temperature charts, ovulation predictor kits, etc. Honestly, it is one of the least effective birth control options and unplanned pregnancies occur frequently.

How do you do natural family planning?

Hope. Natural family planning involves the use of studying the women's cycle and hoping that intercourse during the least fertile times might not induce pregnancy. This is a triumph of hope over expectations as it will inevitably fail over time. If pregnancy is not your wish at this time, consider other options.

How effective are natural family planning methods?

Not Very. Unfortunately natural family planning in spite of best intentions and efforts will often fail and does not approach the effectiveness of birth control pills and other contraceptives.

I'd like to stop taking the bc pill but don't want anymore children. Does natural family planning work? How would I begin?

Family planning. Yes family planning can work but nothing is 100 percent fail proof. Google natural family planning and find web site that suits you. Webmd is good. Also have you considered an iud as this would not necessitate bc pills.

How effective is the natural family planning method for contraception?

Depends. It really depends on how regular your cycles are and how good you are at cycle counting. This method can work, but unfortunately often times does not because women sorta expect that their bodies/ovaries work like clockwork and in all honesty they don't typically do that year after year. This method really doesn't work well in teens and women closer to the age of perimenopause. Best rate 80%.

If a woman has regular periods, is natural family planning effective?

More appropriate. Natural family planning works best in women with regular cycles because they can more easily determine certain signs of fertility although it also depends on if they know the correct ways of determining when they are fertile.