Are you so ready to learn and use the sympto-thermal method, but aren’t quite sure how your partner will react? Or have you brought up the idea and they are not so keen? I don’t advocate forcing anyone into a situation they don’t want to be in, but education can be key to making an… Read More
What are your options during the time that you are fertile in your cycle? Are you worried about using the sympto-thermal method of fertility awareness because you still have time that you are fertile and you need to figure out protection during that time? I want to help you out with what your options are…. Read More
What is the best method of birth control while breastfeeding? The Lactation Amenorrhea Method (LAM) you can use if you are less than 6 months post-partum, are exclusively breastfeeding, and have not had a menstrual period. Though these characteristics have little to do with typical fertility awareness methods, LAM is often grouped with fertility awareness… Read More
Are you curious about the sympto-thermal method’s role in the life of a feminist? Are you worried that it isn’t woman positive enough? A lot of feminists get up in arms when anyone dares to disgrace the pill. The pill has been regarded as the catalyst to get women out of their role as nothing… Read More
It’s pretty standard: most people, including fertility awareness educators, recommend that you are in a committed relationship before using a fertility awareness method (you can learn more about the method here). And here I am, about to explain why this is crap. Why be on hormones when you don’t have to? If you are single,… Read More
Have you ever wondered what time of your cycle you are fertile at? Did you know that you can reliably find that time using signs your own body gives you? Are you wondering how you can know when you are fertile? Perhaps you have heard that you are only fertile for part of their cycle… Read More
Have you ever thought about getting a lady-comp for natural birth control? While it boasts great effectiveness, there are a few downsides. People ask me all of the time: “Should I splurge on a LadyComp? I see how effective they are and it seems like such an easy natural birth control method!” While LadyComp is… Read More
I am loving this video. Avishag Maya is another fertility awareness educator that decided to make a video about our hormones, helping you to understand their roles and how they make you feel by personifying each hormone. It’s a fun one!
While I often talk about how important it is to learn the sympto-thermal method from a teacher, I do also admit that I may be biased since I teach the method! While that statement is true, I want to try to shed some light on why I do think it is important, as objectively as… Read More
I wrote a guest post for 180degreehealth.com talking about the sympto-thermal method of fertility awareness. I go over what it is, how you can use it, benefits, drawbacks, how it works, and how to learn. Go check it out HERE.