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Awareness

The process by which, through advertising or word of mouth, a person comes to know of the existence of a product. Awareness is intended to arouse interest and ultimately lead to action.
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The comments regarding the benefits of fertility awareness methods ranged from "free," "convenient," "natural," and "no side effects."
"The Recovery" chapter sheds light on fertility awareness methods of contraception and is particularly informative, making a strong argument that these underused contraceptive methods are available as non-hormonal alternatives and have the potential to reconnect women with the workings of their own bodies.
2, Ledesma explained that fertility awareness entailed an understanding of human sexuality and nature's way of regulating births through the fertility cycle of the human body.
(She also stressed that FAM offers no protection from STDs and is intended for monogamous relationships.) One of the students mentioned that intentional communities, such as Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage in Missouri, have a fertility awareness charting board in a community room, where the women of the community can all track their cycles together.
Fertility Awareness is a natural method for prevent hag or achieving pregnancy based on a woman's daily charting of her waking temperature, cervical fluid and cervix changes.
The researchers first estimated fife-table probabilities of failure at different durations of use for each of the five most commonly used contraceptives in the United States (injectables, pills, male condoms, withdrawal and fertility awareness) and for women with various characteristics.
The document includes sections on the following contraceptive methods: abstinence; male and female condoms; vaginal spermicides; oral contraceptives; injectable hormonal contraception; progestin implants; intrauterine devices; the diaphragm and cervical cap; withdrawal; and emergency contraception, as well as a section on fertility awareness and other periodic abstinence methods.
Black Mountain, NC Fertility Awareness for Natural Birth Control: Discover a proven method used to plan or prevent a pregnancy, or simply learn more about your body's cycles.
He also describes fertility awareness and natural family planning and emergency contraception and provides a list of useful web sites.
Natural Fertility New Zealand educator Pam Munro enlightened delegates on fertility awareness.
Fertility awareness. Also known as natural family planning or periodic abstinence, fertility awareness entails not having sexual intercourse on the days of a woman's menstrual cycle when she could become pregnant or using a barrier method of birth control on those days.
* Learn fertility awareness to know your fertile time--reserve sex for times when you are fertile