FACTS is a group of physicians, healthcare professionals, and educators working together to provide information about natural or fertility awareness-based methods of family planning with the medical community. Their mission is to educate future healthcare professionals about evidence-based fertility awareness methods, so they may empower and engage patients to care for their reproductive health. The FACTS group is a collaborative project of the Family Medicine Education Consortium.
The IIRRM is an organization of health professionals, researchers, and supportive community members who are dedicated to uniting clinicians and supporting clinical research in restorative reproductive medicine based out of London, England, with members and affiliated organizations throughout the world. Restorative Reproductive Medicine is any scientific approach to reproductive medicine that seeks to cooperate with or restore the normal physiology and anatomy of the human reproductive system.
The Saint Paul VI Institute is a medical Institute specializing in research, diagnosis, and treatment of women’s reproductive and gynecologic healthcare. The Institute networked a natural system of fertility regulation (the Creighton Model FertilityCare™ System, or CrMS) with a women’s health science (NaProTECHNOLOGY, or NaPro), providing effective, ethically minded, and sexually healthy options for women and couples.
Through partnership with international and local organizations, the Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH) at Georgetown University strives to expand family planning choices to meet the needs of women and men worldwide; advance gender equality by helping women and men across the lifecycle learn about and take charge of their reproductive health; and involve communities in reproductive health interventions that improve their wellbeing.
The Fertility Awareness for Community Transformation (FACT) Project
fosters an environment where women and men can take actions to protect their reproductive health throughout the life-course by testing strategies to increase fertility awareness and expand access to fertility awareness-based methods (FAM) at the community level.
FEMM is a comprehensive women’s health program that teaches women to understand their bodies and how to recognize hormonal and other vital signs of health; provides women with support through its FEMM Health App to help women track their health and reproductive goals; provides accurate medical testing and treatment based on new research and medical protocols; conducts research to provide women with diagnostic tools and treatments for their health; and offers training to individuals so that they can teach FEMM health tracking to women and training to medical professionals in the FEMM methods and protocols.
In line with the mission of Marquette University, the INFP contributes to the advancement of knowledge in natural family planning in collaboration with the Catholic Church and local, state, and national NFP programs. The institute provides online NFP teacher training for health professionals, conducts research and scholarship in NFP, and develops and offers innovative NFP services.