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What exactly is natural family planning?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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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