natural family planning


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n natural family planning any of several methods of family planning that do not involve sterilization or contraceptive devices or drugs; coitus is avoided during the fertile time of a woman's menstrual cycle
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Will and Monica Shampo of Iron Mountain will begin teaching classes in the sympto-thermal method of natural family planning .
The Truth About Natural Family Planning .
Why don't Catholics use Natural Family Planning .
But advocates see opportunities to increase awareness of natural, moral family planning.
Discover Natural Family Planning NFP cooperates with nature and God's plan for married love.
CCL form of Natural Family Planning.
Happy (Almost) Natural Family Planning Awareness Week.
You no doubt already have this marked on your calendar, but next week is Natural Family Planning Awareness Week, as designated by the US Catholic bishops.
Family-planning practices taught by the church respect the way God makes bodies, Catholic theologian and natural family planning expert Janet Smith says.
One can readily see why there is an insistence against "artificial" methods of birth control, while something like Natural Family Planning is in accord with the natural law.
Janet Smith, Jennifer Fulwiler and Emily Stimpson weigh in on natural family planning and Catholic teaching against contraception.