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Featured Favorites

The Many Faces of NFP by Sheila St. John

Natural Family Planning is a generic term to describe many techniques for... Read More

Offering NFP in A Physician’s Office by Mary Anne Anderson, RN, MSN, CFCP

As a Creighton Model Certified FertilityCare Practitioner (CFCP), I can... Read More

NFP As Part of Diocesan Marriage Prep by Dolores Moreno, CFCP

An intro to NFP became a prerequisite for marriage in the Diocese of San... Read More

Howard Herning, MD 1922-2016
Dr. Howard Herning

A beloved pioneer of NFP in California, Howard Herning, MD, passed away... Read More

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Ask The Expert

Four Miscarriages in Two Years

Hi, I am 30 years old and have had four miscariages in the last two years... Read More

Messed up Menstrual Cycle

Hi, I am 18 years old, and I’ve had a pretty messed up menstrual... Read More

Is the Depo Causing This?

Hi, I am 15 years old. I just recently have been given my first shot of... Read More

Bleeding 16 days of every month

I had an ectopic pregnancy in August which was treated with two methotrexate... Read More

Trying for Two Years

We’ve been trying almost two years to get pregnant; our daughter... Read More

Serious Reasons to Avoid Pregnancy

My wife and I have been married for eight years and attend daily mass... Read More

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My NFP Story

A “Natural” Fit in a Pregnancy Resource Center by Sharon Pearce

Having been raised as an Evangelical Christian, I was never exposed to... Read More

What CANFP Means to Me: Networking, Resources, and Information by Joan Noyes
Joan Noyes

Our parish held a Ministry Fair, and I hosted a booth for Natural Family... Read More

Natural Family Planning as Pilgrimage by Molly Marie Daley

Recently, I had the incredible blessing of walking the Camino de Santiago.... Read More

Pastor Shares Why He Came with Seven Parish NFP Teaching Couples to State Conference by Fr. Larry Toschi, OSJ

Our Lady of Guadalupe Bakersfield NFP Teaching Couples, shown here with... Read More

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