There are four NFP Methods Offered in the Diocese of Phoenix. Not sure where to start? Take our quiz.

1. Sympto-Thermal Method (ST)

For the Sympto-Thermal Method of NFP, observations are made daily of the following biomarkers: cervical mucus, vaginal sensation, basal body temperature, and optional cervical changes. These observations are then recorded daily on a chart. You will be taught to cross-check and interpret these signs to determine the beginning and end of the fertile phase in the menstrual cycle along with the rules for postponing or achieving pregnancy.

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2. Creighton Model (CrMs)

For the Creighton Model of NFP, observations are made daily of the biomarkers of cervical mucus and its various qualities. These observations are then recorded daily on a chart. You will be taught to cross-check and interpret these observations to determine the beginning and end of the fertile phase in the menstrual cycle along with the rules for postponing or achieving pregnancy.

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3. Family of the Americas Foundation Ovulation Method (FAF)

For the Family of Americas Foundation Ovulation Method , observations are made daily of the biomarkers of cervical mucus and vaginal sensations. These observations are then recorded daily on a chart. You will be taught to cross-check and interpret these observations  to determine the beginning and end of the fertile phase in the menstrual cycle along with the rules for postponing or achieving pregnancy.

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4. Billings Ovulation Method Association (BOMA)

For the Billings Ovulation Method Association Method, observations are made daily of the biomarkers of cervical mucus and vaginal sensations. These observations are then recorded daily by using a Billings Method chart and either stamps or symbols. You will be taught to cross-check and interpret these observations to determine the beginning and end of the fertile phase in the menstrual cycle along with the rules for postponing or achieving pregnancy.

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