This course gives you the tools to practice a natural form of birth control. You will learn about avoiding pregnancy in regular cycles, irregular cycles, postpill, postpartum, and even in perimenopause. As a bonus, I include a download with information on trying to conceive and infertility problems. You will leave the course having gained body literacy, that is the ability to read your body's fertility signs. I teach basal body temperature, cervical mucus, cervical position, hormone testing, and calculation rules. The double check sympto-thermal method has been shown in studies to be up to 99.6% effective when practiced perfectly.
The course is divided into four one-week chunks. You can use this division to pace yourself. Two of the four weeks have required videos to watch. Week 3 includes around 60 minutes of pre-recorded chart analysis. After completing the course and working with me for 3 cycles, you should be able to confidently chart your own cycles.
You will learn to confidently classify your own cervical mucus and interpret your basal body temperature patterns according to Natural Family Planning Teachers Association's method rules. You will get to download and keep all course materials, and your course access will remain as long as I am using this platform.
Disclaimer: Every method of birth control has a failure rate. If you choose to use this method, it is important to keep in mind that it only works when you follow the rules. Deviations from the rules (such as barrier method failures or not charting daily signs) may result in unintended pregnancy. Perfect use of the sympto-thermal method of fertility awareness is 99.6% efficacy. Typical use is 98.4% efficacy. By agreeing to work with me, you must acknowledge that you understand the efficacy rate. Even with perfect use, there will be a small chance of pregnancy.
Are you ready to take the plunge and take charge of your fertility?
Charting your fertility will give you the skill of body literacy. You will learn how to avoid pregnancy, understand your cycle, and get a more accurate date for when your period will arrive. This method can also empower you to achieve pregnancy if you so choose.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How long do I have access to the course?
Once you've enrolled and paid, you'll have access to the course material for a minimum of 100 days. So devour it all in one weekend or take things slow. It's your choice! I am planning on letting all students keep access to the course as long as I can afford to keep it open.
I still have a question, how can I contact you?
I'd be happy to answer any questions you might have. Send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I currently be on hormonal birth control?
No, you must be off or in the process of coming off. You cannot chart with hormonal birth control.
Leslie introduced me to FAM when she heard I had been researching other forms of birth control after a bad experience with the pill. She changed my life! She was eager to help me learn and always responds fast to my many, many messages. Her material is well written and easy to comprehend. She makes the experience seamless and fun! If you're on the edge, just dive right in. There is no better person to help you through than Leslie at Chart Your Fertility!— Former client, 2019