Skip to content

    Infertility & Reproduction Health Center

    Fertility Awareness / Natural Family Planning Directory

    Fertility awareness or natural family planning is the preferred choice of many couples that do not want to use birth control to avoid pregnancy or medicine and other assistive reproductive technologies to get pregnant. It requires an awareness of the changes that take place during the menstrual cycle in order to time intercourse to avoid or try for a pregnancy. For fertility awareness to be effective, women should use several methods of determining when they ovulate. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about Fertility Awareness and Natural Family Planning, how fertility awareness can assist fertility, methods of determining ovulation, and much more.

    Medical Reference

    Features

    Thumbnail: Natural Family Planning

    How does natural family planning work? Is it right for you?

    Read Full Article

    Video

    Slideshows & Images

    Quizzes

    Health Tools

    News Archive

    Today on WebMD

    Four pregnant women standing in a row
    How much do you know about conception?
    Couple with surrogate mother
    Which one is right for you?
     
    couple lying in grass holding hands
    Why Dad's health matters.
    couple viewing positive pregnancy test
    6 ways to improve your chances.
     
    Which Treatment Is Right For You
    Slideshow
    Conception Myths
    Article
     
    eddleman prepare your body pregnancy
    Video
    Conception
    Slideshow
     
    Charting Your Fertility Cycle
    Article
    Fertility Specialist
    Article
     
    Understanding Fertility Symptoms
    Article
    invitro fertilization
    Article
     

    WebMD Special Sections