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A letter from a father to his daughter

Gerard Migeon by Gerard Migeon

Letter to my daughter natural womanhood

Probably because I do this work, and because I’m a father too, a friend of mine confided the following letter he wrote some time ago to his own daughter. With his permission, I am sharing it because I was touched by the kindness of his sentiments and the depth of his concerns for his daughter, […]

How antidepressants affect women’s fertility

Virginia Schoenfeld by Virginia Schoenfeld

One in every ten adults in America report taking a prescription drug for problems with emotions, nerves or mental health, the highest rate of use in the western world. While well-intentioned doctors prescribe these medications to help patients, little attention is paid to the impact these drugs have on a woman’s fertility and overall health. […]

Natural Loves Stories: a documentary film on fertility awareness

Gerard Migeon by Gerard Migeon

Natural Love Stories is a movie that exposes the dangers of contraceptives and presents the benefits of the natural alternative: fertility awareness based methods. The story is told through the real experience of three couples who made the switch. Several medical professionals contribute additional expertise about the dangers of contraceptives and the benefits of natural […]

Respecting Women as Women: Part II of II

Jeanette Flood by Jeanette Flood

Natural Womanhood, Fertility Awareness Based Methods, Natural Family Planning, NFP, FABM, FAM, birth control side effects, womens health, reproductive health, fertility awareness, feminism, fertility awareness respects women, respect for women, respecting women's fertility, the feminine genius, what makes women different, why women are unique, women are strong, international womens day, women empowering women, women respecting women, women uplifting women, reproductive respect

Last week, we shared Part I of Jeanette Flood’s discussion on the “feminine genius,” what makes women and men different, and how respecting each sex involves respecting our differences. Here is Part II, discussing how Fertility Awareness-Based Methods are the method of family planning that best respects women. Losing Our Way—and Finding It Considering the […]

Migraines, Weight Gain, and More: Women Explain Why They Stopped Taking the Pill

Mary Rose Somarriba by Mary Rose Somarriba

Natural Womanhood, Fertility Awareness Based Methods, Natural Family Planning, NFP, FABM, FAM, birth control side effects, womens health, reproductive health, fertility awareness, the pill migraines, the pill side effects, the pill weight gain, women coming off the pill, the pill headaches

“I would experience numbness in the right side of my body — including in my mouth, which would prevent me from talking for 15 or so minutes at a time — vomiting and confusion.” One woman shares details about the terrifying migraines caused by her birth control pills to Canadian news outlet Global News this […]