Desperate need for Creighton NFP instructors in Portland

So, you live in the Portland, Oregon area and want to learn about Creighton NFP.  You'll be talking to someone about your body, your health, maybe your sex life, your marriage, even . . .  DUN dun dun . . . your mucus. Would you like to have this kind of teacher? Or maybe this kind of teacher?Kate L. (pictured at right -- and yes, I believe we were talking about NFP!) is exactly the kind of person you want to be teaching NFP -- sympathetic, funny, sincere, and smart as a … [Read more...]

Progesterone cream (prescription and OTC) improved my Creighton NFP charting of cycles and now NFP is tolerable instead of intolerable

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This is my story of how progesterone cream made NFP tolerable, instead of intolerable.The following post is purely in the interest of public service, and is not especially entertaining, amusing, or edifying (hence the Google-friendly title).  I am not offering medical advice! I am just telling my story, in hopes that it will encourage other women to talk to their doctors, too.  I wish I had done it a lot sooner, because now my cycles became intelligible, and NFP became endurable.This p … [Read more...]

Two great questions from men about NFP

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I had a great interview with the witty and insightful Scott Eric Alt of Logos & Muse yesterday, and he incorporated parts of our conversation into his review, Seven Reasons to Read Simcha Fisher’s Book on NFP.  This question came up: Why should we trust this mother of nine to make the case for NFP? That’s a fecun­dity beyond all rea­son! Either she’s not using NFP at all (oh the deceit!) or it does not really work. Nancy Pelosi infa­mously said that you call NFP-users “mama” and “dada,” and … [Read more...]

Are you using the right method of NFP?

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If you are all done finding out which character from The Hunger Games you are, which character from Downton Abbey you are, and which character from porno Downton Abbey you are, you might be ready for a quiz that actually helps:  Which Method of NFP Is Right for Me?For a lot of couples, NFP is even more of a hassle than it needs to be because they're not using the best method for them.  We happened to stumble into Creighton just because our local hospital offered classes on it; and it turned o … [Read more...]

Creighton training opportunity in DC area

Got this email from Adrienne Pedraza re Creighton education, and my brain is too fried to try to rewrite it into a post, so here you go: I thought I'd reach out to you to see if you know of anyone who would be interested in getting trained in the DC area (or would be willing to give a plug on your blog - feel free to post my email for those interested/those who want more info about the process, expenses, etc.).  As of right now I'm just trying to find at least 4 more people who want to do it. … [Read more...]

Mother of Nine Accidentally Launches NFP Bestseller; Needle Buried on Irony Meter

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MARLBOROUGH -- Popular blogger Simcha Fisher’s first book, The Sinner’s Guide to Natural Family Planning, became a bestseller overnight after Fisher accidentally published the e-book a month early.“I freaked out when I realized it was live, but I couldn't figure out how to take it down. The next morning it was a number one bestseller on Kindle,” Fisher said.  "Apparently there was an option to set the release date, but I sort of glossed over that part, and now here we are.  Great news, obviou … [Read more...]

Interested in becoming a Creighton Model FertilityCare practitioner?

People think of NFP as a way to space or postpone pregnancy, but it can be so much more than that, as I discussed in Why Would an Unmarried Woman Chart Her Cycle?   Creighton Model Fertility Care  in particular, in coorperation with NaPro Technology, has great success in achieving and maintaining pregnancies.  They have a better success rate than IVF.  They can also help with PCOS, ovarian cysts, PMS, repetitive miscarriage, postpartum depression, and other reproductive and gynecological problem … [Read more...]


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