::photo from Pixabay:: A friend of mine told me once that it’s true that you really “practice” Natural Family Planning. You don’t do it, you don’t take it, you don’t even learn it beyond the initial (and ongoing- call your instructors if you have a … Continue readingThe Art of “Practicing” NFP
I recall five years ago when I was working at a Catholic hospital as an RN, contraception was not covered by our insurance. Yet, none of the female employees realized there was a silent ‘war on women’ taking place. The women who wanted birth control were … Continue readingDispelling the Myths about Emergency Contraceptives and IUDs
When I was nineteen I saw my doctor regarding ongoing medical problems with my menstrual cycle during that visit my doctor prescribed an oral contraceptive otherwise known as the birth control pill. It was his catch-all response to any reproductive medical problem I presented and … Continue readingHow Does the Birth Control Pill Work?
Growing up Catholic means NFP was a familiar word to me. As I entered my teen and college years, I was aware of its existence, but that was about the extent of my understanding. It wasn’t until I was nearing marriage that I actually took … Continue readingNFP – Long Term Promises
One of the difficulties of being Catholic in this world is that our beliefs are strange and incomprehensible to those who lack the grace (or desire) to understand them. Some of our lifestyle choices make us even more of an enigma to others. One such … Continue readingNatural Family Planning: 5 Truths Everyone Should Know