Fertility Awareness

Inexpensive, need to keep track of your cycle


76-88% effective. Fertility awareness methods, also known as Natural family planning are ways to track your ovulation so you can prevent pregnancy.

In order to use FAMs, you’ve got to learn a lot about your menstrual cycle. You have to know when you’re ovulating and fertile, and when it’s safe for you to have sex without risking pregnancy.

How To Use

There are a few different FAMs that help you track your fertility signs. You can use 1 or more of these methods to predict when you’ll ovulate:

  • The Temperature Method: you take your temperature in the morning every day before you get out of bed.
  • The Cervical Mucus Method: you check your cervical mucus (vaginal discharge) every day.
  • The Calendar Method: you chart your menstrual cycle on a calendar.

Other Contraceptive Options