FERTILITY AWARENESS BASED METHODS and EFFICACY RATES

You may have heard a variety of efficacy rates for Fertility Awareness Methods as birth control or family planning, + perhaps wonder what the correct rate really is. The answer to this isn’t as simple as, “Oh, it’s 97% effective.” Why? Here are 3 reasons: There are 𝕕𝕚𝕗𝕗𝕖𝕣𝕖𝕟𝕥 𝕜𝕚𝕟𝕕𝕤 𝕠𝕗 𝔽𝕖𝕣𝕥𝕚𝕝𝕚𝕥𝕪 𝔸𝕨𝕒𝕣𝕖𝕟𝕖𝕤𝕤 𝔹𝕒𝕤𝕖𝕕 𝕄𝕖𝕥𝕙𝕠𝕕𝕤 (FABMs), …

FOUR HORMONES of the OVULATION CYCLE

There are four main hormones which are active in the ovulation cycle. I say main hormones because in reality the process is infinitely more complex and intricate! These four hormones are FSH, LH, Estrogen, and Progesterone. Two of them come from the brain (well, the pituitary gland), and two of them from the ovaries. I …

FEMM Program Has Begun!

Happy Friday. 🙂 Just thought I'd drop in and give a little update now that my FEMM program classes have officially begun!

PROGRAM UPDATE Pt. 2

Back on 8 October, I shared an Instagram post and a blog post sharing that I had withdrawn from the Justisse College HRHP program, and that I would be completing my FAM education with another organization. I wanted to choose an organization that is based exclusively upon the beautiful and amazing science of our female …

ANCIENT GYNECOLOGY

It’s pretty cool to look back and to see how far the science of gynecology has come throughout history. With the exception of obviously barbaric practices (some of which we’ve still encountered today...like the Essure contraceptive coil) I always wonder about the common sense wisdom that informed medical practices in past times — things like …