Fertility

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'Natural cycles' fertility app gets FDA approval to prevent pregnancy

Aug 21, 2018

The FDA has approved a fertility-tracking app that boasts a lower unintended pregnancy rate than the pill, without the side... Read more

In an age of #MeToo, women take a ‘second look’ at the sexual revolution

Jun 1, 2018

By Courtney Mares

Fifty years after the sexual revolution promised female empowerment through casual sex “without consequences,” scholars are looking into the far-reaching... Read more

The female nuclear physicist who created a fertility app

Mar 20, 2018

Meet Elina Berglund: a nuclear physicist who will be known as the woman who developed the first natural cycle fertility... Read more

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NFP: It's not just a Catholic thing anymore

Jul 24, 2017

For some, it was a health-conscious decision. For others, it was environmental. For still others, it was faith-based.  Read more

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How art and technology are clearing up 'miscontraceptions' on women’s fertility

Mar 6, 2015

By Adelaide Mena

Read the headlines of major news outlets and you might think women’s fertility is an unknowable force understandable only by... Read more

Thomas and Susan Hilgers of the Pope Paul VI Institute speak with CNA in Rome, Oct. 16, 2014.

How a reproductive health pioneer became an 'instant convert' reading Humanae Vitae

Oct 23, 2014

By Elise Harris, Alan Holdren

As founders of an institute studying reproductive healthcare, Thomas and Susan Hilgers have seen the benefits that natural family planning... Read more

Natural Family Planning praised for respecting women, nature

Jul 31, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

Catholic teaching on sexuality and fertility is being hailed as a moral alternative to hormonal birth control that embraces nature... Read more

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Fertility treatments succeed without assisted reproduction

Mar 3, 2014

A doctor in Italy has seen great success in helping couples conceive by examining their overall health and treating underlying... Read more