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Aug 21, 2018 - 01:14 pm .- The FDA has approved a fertility-tracking app that boasts a lower unintended pregnancy rate than the pill, without the side effects of hormonal contraception.
Jul 26, 2018 - 07:00 pm .- For some, the idea of “fertility awareness” can seem daunting- full of charts and confusing formulas. The FEMM Health App seeks to change that, by providing an easier way for women to understand their fertility, and their overall health.
Jul 24, 2018 - 01:00 pm .- Ramping up to the 50th anniversary of Humanae vitae, a Catholic professor analyzed the encyclical’s guidance on responsible parenthood- discussing when a couple might be open to more children, and when they might choose to delay openness to new life.
Jul 3, 2018 - 02:11 pm .- A month-long social media conversation on Pope Paul VI’s Humanae Vitae kicked off this week, facilitated by the Diocese of Arlington.
Jul 1, 2018 - 04:04 pm .- When Maggie was in high school, she stayed after class to talk to ask a teacher what to do about a very personal concern she felt her physician was not taking seriously. What she learned led to the discovery of a brain tumor, and treatment for the growth which had been affecting the teen for years. The tools she needed to find and treat this growth came from an awareness of her fertility and natural cycles.
Mar 28, 2018 - 11:06 am .- The encyclical Humanae Vitae by Pope Paul VI shocked the world when it was published in 1968.
Mar 26, 2018 - 03:45 pm .- Fifty years after its release, the teachings of Humanae Vitae are more relevant and necessary for the life of the Church than ever, participants at a recent symposium on the encyclical said.
Mar 20, 2018 - 03:02 am .- Meet Elina Berglund: a nuclear physicist who will be known as the woman who developed the first natural cycle fertility app that is internationally certified to be as an effective means of avoiding pregnancy.
Jul 24, 2017 - 03:13 am .- For some, it was a health-conscious decision. For others, it was environmental. For still others, it was faith-based.
Sep 29, 2016 - 03:32 pm .- For the millions of women using hormonal birth control, side effects are nothing new. Headaches, mood swings and weight gain are all commonly reported side effects, not to mention more serious problems such as blood clots and migraines.  
Jul 24, 2015 - 03:04 am .- With the hope of providing authentic and ethical health care for women, Dr. Thomas Hilgers, creator of Natural Procreative Technology, has worked for decades to establish a medical network that studies, understands, and treats the female fertility cycle.
Mar 6, 2015 - 04:13 am .- Read the headlines of major news outlets and you might think women’s fertility is an unknowable force understandable only by “voodoo” or some other inscrutable form of divination.
Jan 19, 2015 - 12:15 pm .- Pope Francis backed Blessed Paul VI's teaching against birth control and urged openness to life, but reminded couples that “responsible parenthood” does not require them “to be like rabbits” in order to be good Catholics.
Oct 23, 2014 - 11:05 am .- As founders of an institute studying reproductive healthcare, Thomas and Susan Hilgers have seen the benefits that natural family planning can offer in the realms of health, sexuality and human relationships.  
Jul 31, 2014 - 04:18 am .- Catholic teaching on sexuality and fertility is being hailed as a moral alternative to hormonal birth control that embraces nature and respects the fullness of women’s lives and dignity.
Feb 20, 2013 - 05:08 pm .- Dr. Evelyn Billings, who helped develop a major method of natural fertility regulation, is being remembered after her recent death as a wonderful inspiration, said a doctor at the Natural Family Planning Center.