Side Effects


Known Health Benefits

Known Health Risks

Help protect against:

  • Risks of pregnancy


Why Some Women Say They Like Fertility Awareness Methods
  • Have no side effects
  • Do not require procedures and usually do not require supplies
  • Help women learn about their bodies and fertility
  • Allow some couples to adhere to their religious or cultural norms about contraception
  • Can be used to identify fertile days by both women who want to become pregnant and women who want to avoid pregnancy