Tag: Natural Family Planning

Embracing natural family planning

Embracing natural family planning

| July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Couples share their experience with natural family planning

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A better way for women’s health care

A better way for women’s health care

| Dr. Amy Fisher | June 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

In 1960, the first birth control pill was approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Since then, physicians have been using the birth control pill and a multitude of other hormonal methods packaged as injections, implants and intrauterine devices to regulate fertility and suppress women’s menstrual cycles.

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NFP, my body and me

NFP, my body and me

| Anne Maloney | April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Paul VI issued “Humanae Vitae” in 1968, but I didn’t hear about birth control until I entered high school in 1972. There I heard the whispered stories of how the Holy Father was supposed to “OK” artificial contraception but lost his nerve. Some of my teachers trembled with indignation over the silliness of Pope Paul VI’s arguments. Armed with this borrowed disdain, I began to argue with my mother about birth control.

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Advocates urge more awareness about natural family planning options

Advocates urge more awareness about natural family planning options

| Anna Capizzi | July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are plenty of myths that surround natural family planning, but advocates say the Catholic Church can help dispel those myths and raise an awareness of which fertility-awareness options exist for married couples that embrace church teaching.

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NFP keeps life and love together

NFP keeps life and love together

| Father James Adams | July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The greatest gift of God’s love is always open to life. Thus, natural family planning is always open to life and keeps life and love together. This is the good news of our faith in Jesus that the Church proclaims at every marriage — and especially in preparing and caring for couples as they start and grow their family.

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Local study: More NFP education needed for medical professionals

Local study: More NFP education needed for medical professionals

| Bridget Ryder | July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

One day on her run, Abigail House Tierney’s mind wandered to her future as a physician assistant student at St. Catherine University in St. Paul. She appreciated what she had learned from shadowing at the AALFA Family Clinic in White Bear Lake, a pro-life medical practice that applies the Creighton Model of natural family planning to women’s health care. But she wondered what further NFP education she would receive.

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Couple’s purity in dating becomes fruitfulness in marriage

Couple’s purity in dating becomes fruitfulness in marriage

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dan and Sarah Driver come from polar opposite backgrounds: She grew up in a strong Catholic family in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and never left the faith, while he received less Catholic formation in Reading, England, and then adopted a hedonistic lifestyle until his conversion.

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July 20-26 is National Natural Family Planning Awareness Week

July 20-26 is National Natural Family Planning Awareness Week

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The dates of National Natural Family Planning Awareness Week highlight the anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s encyclical “Humanae Vitae” (July 25), which articulates Catholic beliefs about human sexuality, conjugal love and responsible parenthood. The dates also mark the feast of Sts. Joachim and Anne (July 26), the parents of the Blessed Mother.

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Why sit and wait when you can educate?

Why sit and wait when you can educate?

| By Annmarie Kirsch for The Catholic Spirit | July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

At doctor’s office, local woman sees opportunity to introduce Natural Family Planning

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Natural family planners cautious about new fertility monitoring apps

Natural family planners cautious about new fertility monitoring apps

| Nancy Frazier O’Brien | July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

As new fertility monitoring applications such as Clue and Glow make news, specialists in natural family planning caution that any technological application is only as good as the expertise behind it and the comfort level of its users.

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NFP: Celebrating God’s design for love and life

NFP: Celebrating God’s design for love and life

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Pro-Woman, Pro-Man, Pro-Child, Natural Family Planning

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NFP summer schedule

NFP summer schedule

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Natural Family Planning Information

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