Natural Family Planning Methods (Natural Family Planning)

A class of natural contraceptive methods in which SEXUAL ABSTINENCE is practiced a few days before and after the estimated day of ovulation, during the fertile phase. Methods for determining the fertile period or OVULATION DETECTION are based on various physiological indicators, such as circulating hormones, changes in cervical mucus (CERVIX MUCUS), and the basal body temperature.
Also Known As:
Natural Family Planning; Periodic Abstinence; Rhythm Method of Family Planning; Rhythm Method of Family Planning, Calendar; Rhythm Method of Family Planning, Cervical Mucus; Rhythm Method of Family Planning, Temperature; Symptothermal Method of Family Planning; Abstinence, Periodic; Family Planning, Natural
Networked: 34 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 2 trials/studies)

Relationship Network

Therapy Context: Research Results


1. Milsom, Ian: 1 article (07/2013)
2. Lindh, Ingela: 1 article (07/2013)
3. Bortot, Paola: 1 article (10/2010)
4. Scarpa, Bruno: 1 article (10/2010)
5. Masarotto, Guido: 1 article (10/2010)
6. Wiebe, Ellen: 1 article (07/2010)
7. Chan, Sherry: 1 article (07/2010)
8. Choi, Joyce: 1 article (07/2010)
9. Freundl, Günter: 1 article (12/2002)
10. Frank-Herrmann, Petra: 1 article (12/2002)

Related Diseases

1. Amenorrhea
2. Infertility (Sterility)
3. Down Syndrome (Down's Syndrome)
4. Spontaneous Abortion (Miscarriage)
5. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Sexually Transmitted Disease)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. lipoarabinomannan (LAM)
2. Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (Depo-Provera)
3. Levonorgestrel (Plan B)
4. Immunoglobulin G (IgG)
5. Immunoglobulin A (IgA)
6. Estrogens (Estrogen)
7. Copper
8. Postcoital Contraceptives (Morning After Pill)
9. Combined Oral Contraceptives
10. Oral Contraceptives

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Condoms (Condom)
2. Natural Family Planning Methods (Natural Family Planning)
3. Contraception (Birth Control)
4. Coitus Interruptus
5. Postcoital Contraception (Emergency Contraception)