Hard To Stay Motivated?

Hard To Stay Motivated?

When it comes to fertility awareness and charting your cycles, there will be times that you feel like you just can’t be bothered.

You will have different motivations for charting at different times in your life, and your interest in it will wax and wane over the years.

Sometimes that can lead to guilt and worry, but I’m here to tell you that it’s okay!

Why I No Longer Teach The Rules Of Fertility Awareness

Why I No Longer Teach The Rules Of Fertility Awareness

You must be thinking I’ve lost my mind, right? Not teaching the rules?! Won’t that lead to a ton of unwanted pregnancies? I admit, the title is there to shock, but in no way would I ever compromise the efficacy of the method.

I’ve always talked about the “rules” of fertility awareness, but a client recently made me aware that the “rules” could be off-putting for some folks. Read on to see why and how I have changed the language I use around this.

All About Sensation

All About Sensation

Identifying the sensation when you wipe your vulva is incredibly important for fertility awareness to be effective.

Unfortunately, a lot of popular fertility awareness apps don’t have space to record this, so people who have only learned from a book or an app may be misinterpreting their fertile days.

Read on to see why it’s so important and how to improve your charting.

Using Emergency Contraception With Fertility Awareness

Using Emergency Contraception With Fertility Awareness

I think we’ve all been in the situation where we’re not sure if our birth control method is working, had a condom burst, or had unprotected sex then regretted it.

Previously, if you didn’t want to be pregnant, you would have to assume you were fertile every single day and take emergency contraception (EC) regardless of when it happened. But now, since you’re using the fertility awareness method, you can know exactly when EC is needed and when you can relax and not have to think about it.