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Natural Birth Control Methods

Natural birth control methods are discussed in detail. Learn all about withdrawal, fertility awareness (FAM), natural family planning (NFP), outercourse, and the Bilings method, continuous breastfeeding (Lactational Amenorrhea Method, LAM) and abstinence.

What is the Billings Method?
The Billings method is a form of natural birth control (also known as the ovulation method or cervical mucus method). This method seeks to teach women how to recognize their own fertility patterns, so they can choose when to avoid sexual contact (to prevent pregnancy) or initiate sexual contact (in the attempt to conceive).

Standard Days Method
The Standard Days Method is the easiest natural family planning option to both teach and use. Find out more about SDM and how simple it really is.

Can I Get Pregnant While Breastfeeding? The Lactational Amenorrhea Method (LAM)
Though you can get pregnant if you are breastfeeding, find out how to use the Lactational Amenorrhea Method so it can be an effective birth control option.

Information about what the withdrawal method of contraception is, its effectiveness, and some of the advantages and disadvantages of using it as birth control.

Natural Family Planning (NFP)
Natural family planning (NFP) or fertility awareness is a natural birth control method, and an approach to use when planning a family when trying to become pregnant.

Learn all about abstinence.

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