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The population control campaign in Nigeria: a call for help

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Nautral Womanhood Nigeria contraceptive policy

“My name is Nkechi Asogwa. I am a medical practitioner in Lagos, Nigeria. I came across the trailer of Natural Love Stories film and would like to have a copy if possible. It will really be a useful tool to help the teenagers, youths and married women who are now being lured into using contraceptives […]

The Natural Womanhood Manifesto

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We’re about to see a sleeping giant wake up: the scandal of contraception is slowly emerging. Where will it go? There’s a good reason for this slow but sure change: women are suffering. A quick web search on “Problems with contraceptives” brings up a good number of tragic stories. Discover why over 12,000 women filed […]

NFP for Nigeria: answering a call for help

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Right after Oludolapo A. delivered her second child, the doctor discharging gave her a set of pills that included hormonal birth control. Oludolapo, a medical professional, recognized the pills and turned them down. That’s when trouble began for her. The doctor said she couldn’t get her discharge papers without her taking the drugs. When she […]

My Christmas story: what happened when I answered an email from Nigeria

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Sometimes you take a small step, make a small gesture and then later you realize that you’re part of something much bigger than you ever imagined. This is happening to us with what is going on in Nigeria right now. If you are new to this blog, I am talking about an initiative we took […]

In memory of a good friend

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Most of us know when we’re in the presence of a very special person. We all know the surprising feeling when that person arrives, the joy when she is with us, and the sadness when she leaves. Karen Langhart was that kind of person. Karen was a devoted wife and mother, a professional and a […]

An update on our FABM campaign in Nigeria

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Nigeria Natural Love Stories Film screening

Back in March, after we launched our documentary about FABM, I got an SOS call from Dr. Nkechi Asogwa, Director of Doctors Health Initiative (DHI). DHI is a Lagos-based nonprofit organization created by a group of local physicians. She shared how “government clinics automatically give hormonal contraceptives to any woman of child bearing age once […]

We put to rest some fears and replaced them with new hope

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The next 30 days may change the future of our organization. Please read on… You know how important the message of Natural Womanhood is, not just to you, but to many young couples and families. Here is what someone posted on our Facebook page after they heard our live presentation: “We both came in with […]

Let’s not keep Fertility Awareness weird

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About 30 years ago, if you were a vegetarian, most people considered you rather strange, and your doctor would probably have tried to talk you out of it. You would easily be labelled and ridiculed like in the picture below. Today, all airlines and many events systematically offer a vegetarian option. Today, when a woman says […]

A Natural Womanhood call for non-violence

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We live in violent times. Shortly after Paris, we were hit by the shooting at Planned Parenthood, and then the San Bernardino rampage this week. And we can’t even imagine what people living in Africa or the Middle East experience every day. How much power do we have to stop violence? What should be done? […]

What happened when I crashed a stranger’s wedding

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I am a Frenchman in San Antonio, TX. Not many of us live here. So when I hear about one who sounds like a possible friend, I make an effort to meet him. Even if it’s at his wedding. My curiosity paid off with rich ideas and inspirations: about love, marriage and even fertility awareness, […]