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What are some examples of natural birth control?

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Examples include the rhythm method, the standard-days method, checking your cervical mucus, and using your basal body temperature.

From: 'Natural' Birth Control: What to Know WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: “Fertility Awareness (Natural Family Planning): The Facts.”

Association of Reproductive Health Professionals: “Fertility Awareness Methods,” “Withdrawal,” “Lactational Amenorrhea Method.”

Mayo Clinic: “Rhythm Method for Natural Family Planning.”

Georgetown University Institute for Reproductive Health: “Standard Days Method.”

American Academy of Family Physicians: “Natural Family Planning.”

CDC: “Effectiveness of Family Planning Methods.”

National Medicines Comprehensive Database: “Neem,” “Castor bean,” “Thunder God Vine,” “Evodia.”

National Center for Biotechnology Information: “Gossypol.”

Bala, K. , 2014. World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

FDA: “Birth Control: Medicines to Help You.”

Reviewed by Kecia Gaither on September 15, 2018

SOURCES:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: “Fertility Awareness (Natural Family Planning): The Facts.”

Association of Reproductive Health Professionals: “Fertility Awareness Methods,” “Withdrawal,” “Lactational Amenorrhea Method.”

Mayo Clinic: “Rhythm Method for Natural Family Planning.”

Georgetown University Institute for Reproductive Health: “Standard Days Method.”

American Academy of Family Physicians: “Natural Family Planning.”

CDC: “Effectiveness of Family Planning Methods.”

National Medicines Comprehensive Database: “Neem,” “Castor bean,” “Thunder God Vine,” “Evodia.”

National Center for Biotechnology Information: “Gossypol.”

Bala, K. , 2014. World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

FDA: “Birth Control: Medicines to Help You.”

Reviewed by Kecia Gaither on September 15, 2018

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