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In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, countless women and couples are facing changing needs for family planning and reproductive help. See below Natural Womanhood’s latest articles on how fertility awareness can help during this challenging time, as well as a list of fertility-awareness-knowledgable doctors and medical professionals who can help you via Telehealth during this time.

How Quarantining Makes Now a Great Time to Switch to Fertility Awareness

With the spread of COVID-19 around the globe, countless couples are facing new decisions they never expected: how are we going to adjust to the new normal of working from home, or of having less income to go around? For many, there’s also a family-planning question: What options do I have for birth control? Read the full article.

Managing Your Stress during COVID-19: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

In the past few weeks, our lives have changed completely due to COVID-19. It’s important to manage our stress levels, not only for our physical and mental well being, but for our reproductive health, too. Stress can negatively impact our fertility in a variety of ways that can actually be detected through fertility charting. Read the full article.

What You Need to Know if You’re Pregnant or Nursing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is life-altering enough for just about everyone. People are working from home, kids are out of school, city-wide curfews have been placed, and many restaurants and bars have shut down or considerably reduced their services. But there is one population who is experiencing uncertainty on a whole new level: those who are expecting or taking care of babies. Read the full article. 

Trying to Conceive During COVID-19: Natural Infertility Solutions to Explore

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) issued guidance urging the temporary halt of all non-urgent fertility care for the foreseeable future. The announcement and guidance document comes as the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic causes nationwide concerns about scarce medical resources, and as hospitals and clinics implement measures to limit unnecessary exposure to otherwise healthy patients through the temporary cessation of routine/non-urgent care. Thankfully, there are natural infertility solutions that couples can begin taking advantage of from home today. Read the full article.

Have Your Fertility Treatment Plans Been Put On Hold Due to Coronavirus?

The Cycle Power Summit has put together 40+ online resources to help you move forward right now. Click here to learn more.

Tips for Fertility Awareness Users During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Using a Fertility Awareness-Based Method (FABM) during an infectious disease outbreak has its advantages. The CDC is recommending that users of hormonal contraception, particularly the Pill, patch, or ring, stock up now on a three month’s supply to limit trips out, or to the pharmacy or clinic during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Read the full article.

The Benefits of Extending Breastfeeding During COVID-19

It’s amazing when a crisis hits, like a pandemic, how the mundane or humdrum parts of life go on. This is ever true in reproductive life. We’ve written about how those trying to conceive, those currently pregnant, or those who recently gave birth have been affected by COVID-19. Now we want to shift the lens a bit to those with older babies. Namely, those who are considering weaning their babies from breastmilk, those who recently weaned, or those considering starting solid foods. While breastfeeding (and weaning) is an extremely personal decision, there may be considerable benefits to extending breastfeeding during COVID-19. Read the full article.

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Restorative Reproductive Health Doctors 

During the COVID-19 crisis, we are providing a list of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses who can help you address a number of cycle dysfunctions and women’s health issues by telehealth. These physicians are not only versed in fertility awareness-based methods, but they have also been trained to treat women based on an understanding of their cycle. Their approach of medicine is also called Restorative Reproductive Health because it aims at finding and treating the cause of cycle dysfunctions in order to restore healthy cycles and fertility. 

If you are a physician who would like to be added to this list, please fill out this short questionnaire and we will contact you. If you’re interested in getting set up for virtual care, reach out to a physician below directly.

Julie Baltz, MHS, PA-C

Restorative reproductive technology / NaProTECHNOLOGY / FABM Instruction
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Florida
Link to access Telehealth services: https://ebaptisthealthcare.org/BaptistMedicalGroup/julie-baltz-mhs-pa-c-nfp
Phone: 850-932-2203
Financial assistance offered: Yes

Susan Caldwell, MD, CFCMC

Restorative reproductive technology / NaProTECHNOLOGY
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Louisiana
Phone: 504-503-6760
Financial assistance offered: No

Paul A. Carpentier, MD, CFCMC (Doctor for Natural Womanhood)

Restorative reproductive technology / NaProTECHNOLOGY
Licensed states for Telehealth in: New York and distance
Phone: 631-376-3232
Financial assistance offered: Yes

Jenny Craft, RN

Restorative reproductive technology / NaProTECHNOLOGY
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Florida
Phone: 850-221-2052
Financial assistance offered: Yes

Linzi Cruz, RDN, LDN, CDE, CLT

Functional medicine for PCOS
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Texas, Pennsylvania
Link to access Telehealth services: www.wholecruzine.com
Phone: 512-865-9555
Financial assistance offered: Yes

Lorna Cvetkovich, MD, FACOG

Restorative reproductive technology / NaProTECHNOLOGY
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Virginia
Phone: 703-273-9440
Financial assistance offered: Yes

Amy Fisher, DO, FACOG

Restorative reproductive technology / NaProTECHNOLOGY / FEMM / Marquette
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Minnesota
Phone: 651-241-7733
Financial assistance offered: Yes

Pearl Huang-Ramirez, MD

Restorative reproductive technology / NaProTECHNOLOGY
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Florida
Phone: 321-442-1214
Financial assistance offered: Yes

Thomas Jensen, MD

Restorative reproductive technology / NaProTECHNOLOGY / Marquette
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Colorado
Link to access Telehealth services: tjensen02@yahoo.com
Phone: 720-848-2650
Financial assistance offered: No

Nicholas Kongoasa, MD, FACOG

OBGYN,  NaProTechnology Medical Consultant, FEMM
Licensed states for Telehealth in: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, D.C., DE, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV
Link to access Telehealth services: https://rhmgyn.com/covid-19/
Phone: 770-450-8677
Financial assistance offered: Yes

Mary J. Kotob, MD

NaProTECHNOLOGY, Robotic Assisted Reproductive And Restorative Gyn Surgery 
Licensed states for Telehealth in: CA 
Link to access Telehealth services: Drmaryjkotob@gmail.com 
Phone: 7143573202 
Financial assistance offered: No 

Erica Kreller, MD, CFCMC

Restorative reproductive technology / NaProTECHNOLOGY / FABM Instruction
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Arizona
Phone: 480-355-8525
Financial assistance offered: No

Delia Larrauri, MD, FACOG

Restorative reproductive technology / NaProTECHNOLOGY
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Pennsylvania
Link to access Telehealth services: https://www.phgiannacenter.org/
Phone: 844-204-0005
Financial assistance offered: Yes

April Lind, MD

Restorative reproductive technology / NaProTECHNOLOGY / FEMM / Marquette
Licensed states for Telehealth in: MN
Link to access Telehealth services: www.healthparnters.com
Phone: 952-993-1400
Financial assistance offered: No

Mary Martin, MD, ABOG certified. FACOG

Restorative reproductive technology / Billings Ovulation Method
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Oklahoma, Nebraska, Illinois, Texas
Link to access Telehealth services: Obdoc2000@gmail.com
Phone: 405-816-7665

Angela Maupin Kristan, MD

Restorative reproductive technology / NaProTECHNOLOGY / FABM Instruction
Licensed states for Telehealth in: New York
Phone: 212-481-1219

Anne Nolte, MD, CFCMC

Restorative reproductive technology / NaProTECHNOLOGY
Licensed states for Telehealth in: New York, New Jersey
Phone: 212-481-1219

Emmanuel Okechukwu, MD, MPH, FCP, FCMC

Restorative reproductive technology / NaProTECHNOLOGY / FEMM /NOVApp (Natural Ovulation Applications) Fertility Technology 
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Nigeria
Link to access Telehealth services: www.healthdims.com
Phone: +2348034745345

Katelin Parkinson, ND LLC

FABM Instruction / Naturopathic Medicine & Holistic Reproductive Healthcare Support
Link to access Telehealth services: https://www.katelinparkinsonnd.com/
Phone: 317-969-5524
Financial assistance offered: No

Alyssa Penick, DO

Restorative reproductive technology / NaProTECHNOLOGY
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Oklahoma
Phone: 405-231-3000
Financial assistance offered: No

Karen D. Poehailos, MD, CFCMC

Restorative reproductive technology / NaProTECHNOLOGY
Link to access Telehealth services: www.wellfamilymed.com
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Virginia, Washington, DC
Phone: 434-962-6234
Financial assistance offered: Yes

Monique Ruberu,  MD

Restorative reproductive technology / NaProTECHNOLOGY / Marquette
Link to access Telehealth services: https://www.naturalwomenshealth.com/
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Pennsylvania
Phone: 215-939-4251
Financial assistance offered: Yes

Kathleen Tate, MD, FACOG

FABM Instruction
Link to access Telehealth services: https://coloradoobgynpartners.com/
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Colorado
Phone: 303-337-8283
Financial assistance offered: Yes

Elisa Yao, MD, Functional Medicine

Restorative reproductive technology / NaProTECHNOLOGY
Licensed states for Telehealth in: California
Link to access Telehealth services: https://www.elisayaomd.com/index.html
Phone: 408-445-8400
Financial assistance offered: No

Medical professionals available on My Catholic Doctor (posted with permission)

Marybeth Adams, MSN, FNP

Family Nurse Practitioner, Sympto-Thermal Fertility Medical Consultant
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Montana
Link to access Telehealth services: https://mycatholicdoctor.com/make-appointment/marybeth-adams-msn-fnp/

Nickole Bazger, DO

Physician, OBGYN
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Michigan (Ohio coming soon)
Link to access Telehealth services: https://mycatholicdoctor.com/make-appointment/nickole-bazger-d-o/

Anna Camacho, APRN, CFCMC, CFCP

Nurse Practitioner, Certified FertilityCare Practitioner, Certified Creighton FertilityCare Medical Consultant
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Connecticut
Link to access Telehealth services: https://mycatholicdoctor.com/resources/doctors/anna-camacho-aprn/

Robert Conkling, MD

Family Practice Physician, Creighton Model Fertility Care Medical Consultant
Licensed states for Telehealth in: New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia
Link to access Telehealth services: https://mycatholicdoctor.com/make-appointment/robert-conkling-md/

Damon Cudihy, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Texas, Louisiana, Florida
Link to access Telehealth services: https://mycatholicdoctor.com/make-appointment/damon-cudihy-m-d/

Mary L. Davenport, MD, FACOG, MS, CFCMC

OB/GYN, Integrative Medicine Physician
Licensed states for Telehealth in: California
Link to access Telehealth services: https://mycatholicdoctor.com/make-appointment/mary-l-davenport-m-d-f-a-c-o-g-m-s-cnfpmc/

Diane Dunniway, DNP, APN, WHNP-BC, FCP

Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Fertility Care Practitioner
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Illinois
Link to access Telehealth services: https://mycatholicdoctor.com/resources/doctors/diane-dunniway-dnp-apn-whnp-bc-fcp/

Jayne Gunn, APRN-C

Family Nurse Practitioner
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Nebraska, Kansas
Link to access Telehealth services:
https://mycatholicdoctor.com/make-appointment/jayne-gunn-aprn-c/

Rose Marie Hoiten, CNP, CNM, IBCLC

Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nurse Midwife, Certified Lactation Consultant
Licensed states for Telehealth in: North Dakota, South Dakota, Alaska
Link to access Telehealth services: https://mycatholicdoctor.com/resources/doctors/rose-marie-hoiten-cnp-cnm-ibclc/

Danielle Koestner, DO

Family Practice Physician, FEMM Medical Consultant
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Michigan. Temporary privileges due to COVID-19: Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Kansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Tennessee
Link to access Telehealth services: https://mycatholicdoctor.com/make-appointment/danielle-koestner-do/

Meredith Krutar, MSN, FNP-BC, FCP, NFPMC

Nurse Practitioner, Creighton Model FertilityCare Medical Consultant
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Montana
Link to access Telehealth services: https://mycatholicdoctor.com/make-appointment/meredith-krutar-msn-fnp-bc-fcp-nfpmc/

Lance Maki, MD

OBGYN, Functional Medicine, Catholic Sexual Medicine
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Florida, California, Michigan
Link to access Telehealth services: https://mycatholicdoctor.com/make-appointment/lance-maki-md/

Gretchen V. Marsh, D.O.

Family Practice Physician, Restorative reproductive technology / NaProTECHNOLOGY, Certified Creighton Model FertilityCare Medical Consultant
Licensed states for Telehealth in: California, Nevada, Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Link to access Telehealth services: https://mycatholicdoctor.com/make-appointment/gretchen-v-marsh-d-o/

Marcel Nagel, RN, BSN, APRN, WHNP-BC

Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Florida
Link to access Telehealth services: https://mycatholicdoctor.com/make-appointment/marcel-nagel/

Anne Olek, RN, FNP-BC, CFCE, CFCP

Family Nurse Practitioner, Certified FertilityCare Practitioner
Licensed states for Telehealth in: New York for medical care, fertility care education using the Creighton Model is available in 50 states plus Washington D.C.
Link to access Telehealth services: https://mycatholicdoctor.com/resources/doctors/anne-olek-rn-fnp-bc-cfce-cfcp/

Martin Owen, MD (Doctor for Natural Womanhood)

Family Practice Physician, Restorative Reproductive Medicine, Catholic Sexual Medicine, Men’s fertility issues
Licensed states for Telehealth in: AK, CO, CT, DE, FL, HI, ID, IA, KS, KY, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OK, PA, SC, TN, VT, WA, WV, WI, WY
Link to access Telehealth services: https://mycatholicdoctor.com/resources/doctors/martin-owen-m-d/

Christina Peña, MD

OBGYN, NaPro Technology Certified Medical Consultant, Functional Medicine
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Florida
Link to access Telehealth services: https://mycatholicdoctor.com/make-appointment/christina-pena-m-d/

Robert Raspa, MD

Family Practice Physician, Certified Creighton Model FertilityCare Medical Consultant
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Florida
Link to access Telehealth services: https://mycatholicdoctor.com/make-appointment/robert-raspa-m-d/

Kim Marie Reyes, MD

Primary Care Physician, Women’s health and fertility specialist, Palliative care specialist
Licensed states for Telehealth in: California, Connecticut, Texas, Arizona, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania
Link to access Telehealth services: https://mycatholicdoctor.com/make-appointment/kim-marie-reyes-md/

Molly Ries, APRN, CNM, CNP

Family Nurse Practitioner
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Minnesota, Wisconsin
Link to access Telehealth services: https://mycatholicdoctor.com/resources/doctors/molly-ries-aprn-cnm-cnp/

Elissa Sanchez-Speach, M.D.

Family Practice Physician, Creighton Model Fertility Care Medical Consultant
Licensed states for Telehealth in: New York
Link to access Telehealth services: https://mycatholicdoctor.com/make-appointment/elissa-sanchez-speach-m-d/

Lenore Snowden Opalak, MD

Internal Medicine Physician, Certified Creighton FertilityCare Medical Consultant
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Connecticut
Link to access Telehealth services: https://mycatholicdoctor.com/make-appointment/lenore-snowden-opalak-md/

Deidre Wilson, DO, CFCMC

Physician, Creighton Model Fertility Care Medical Consultant
Licensed states for Telehealth in: Arizona
Link to access Telehealth services https://mycatholicdoctor.com/make-appointment/deidre-wilson-do-cfcmc/  

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