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
Susan Weed’s “six steps to healing” are a very important mindset to have for those who are into holistic treatment. They favor things that build you up overall, and not those that target specific symptoms, don’t look for the cause, and give you various side effects. Rather, you only delve into those treatments when everything… 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
So what’s the deal with OPKs? Are they really worth it? Will they help you identify ovulation more easily? Though many people choose to use OPKs, either as additional information or as a sole mechanism of ovulation detection, they have many shortcomings. Expensive Only tell you an average of 36 hours before ovulation (generally). Do… Read More
I finally have photographed everything and have a tutorial for you on how to make your very own awesome cloth pads. If you want some info on why to use cloth pads, you can see my post about it here. These are a little different than what you normally see, but I love them so… 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.
Can you believe that some people chart their cycles even though they don’t need it for birth control? Read on and you will get a glimpse of why they may choose to do that. You may be hesitant about learning about fertility awareness because you think: “It just seems like a lot of work”. Despite… Read More