Natural fertility awareness methods are becoming increasing popular and mainstream. FRANKLY explores the evolution of FAMS up to the latest technological approaches, and what they can do for you.
Francine and Byron Pirola expand more upon Fertility Awareness Methods. https://catholicleader.com.au/family/natural-fertility-hey-what
Kiara Pirola reviews the Kindara App and Wink thermometer https://becausenostalgiaisexpensive.wordpress.com/2016/09/16/on-making-the-worst-form-of-family-planning-a-little-more-bearable/
A Total Gift of Self Booklet
Dr Janet Smith is a popular speaker and writer on the Catholic teachings on sexuality and bioetheics. She is a consultor to the Pontifical Council on the Family, a philosopher, and professor of moral theology. Listen to her talk: Contraception – why not?
“I would like to remind the couples who are experiencing the condition of infertility, that their vocation to marriage is no less because of this… The vocation to love, in fact, is a vocation to the gift of self and this is a possibility that no organic condition can prevent.”
Pope Benedict: Address to Pontifical Academy for Life, February 2012
“IVF Children are loved by God. All children are precious gifts of inestimable value and overwhelmingly loved by God regardless of how they are conceived, but the Church’s view is that the way God planned conception is important.”
The US Conference of Catholic Bishops have produced a clear overview of why the Church does not support many artificial reproductive technologies – See below
Total Gift of Self
Total Gift of Self is an innovative series of digital and print resources exploring natural fertility methods
NaProTECHNOLOGY (Natural Procreative Technology) is a new women’s health science that monitors and maintains a woman’s reproductive and gynecological health. It provides medical and surgical treatments that cooperate completely with the reproductive system.
Blog post Series on Fertility
Francine Pirola, Author of SmartLoving Marriage Programs explores the topic of Fertility with hope