Safe and Healthy

No medical side effects and no abortifacient effects (in contrast to contraceptives – Pill, Patch, Depo shot, etc)
Promotes self-awareness and wellness
Can alert a couple to potential fertility problems or other health issues

True Family Planning

Can help couples with low fertility to have the best chance of conceiving a child
Does not risk extended loss, reduction of fertility as do artificial hormones

Effective in Postponing Pregnancy

Same range of effectiveness as the most effective artificial means (Pill, IUD, etc.)

Morally Right

Respects the integrity of the man and wife, created in God’s image
Vs. contraception which separates the unitive and procreative aspects of the marital covenant.

Good for Marriages and for Children

Promotes communication, faithfulness, intimacy, mutual respect, chastity, love
Helps parents appreciate children as gifts from God
Helps parents communicate healthy sexual attitudes to their children

Secular Press Suggests Time is Ripe to Rediscover, Promote NFP

Two high-profile magazines recently admitted the discontent of today’s women with hormonal birth control. Both The Atlantic and New York Magazine recounted stories of women who are done with the unpleasant side effects of the Pill and its cousins, the Patch and IUDs....

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The New Old-School Birth Control

If recent trend stories are to be believed, such as one from Ann Friedman at New York Magazine, some heterosexual women—particularly those in long-term, monogamous relationships—are giving up on the default birth control options. Synthetic hormones come with side effects, condoms don’t...

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Yasmin and Yaz Survivors

I went on Yasmin in 2005 and thought I loved it at first...Then, I started getting headaches all the time, strange paresthesia sensations in my hands. My heart would skip beats, and I eventually started getting stabbing pains every once in a while in my chest. Couldn't handle hot weather...

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Time To Admit It: The Church Has Always Been Right On Birth Control

Painting the Catholic Church as "out of touch" is like shooting fish in a barrel, what with the funny hats and gilded churches. And nothing makes it easier than the Church's stance against contraception. Many people...

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