Natural Family Planning (NFP)

Finding a Natural Family Planning (NFP) Class

Currently, there are distance learning methods approved by the USCCB that can be found here: NFP Distance Learning. Please note, if you choose to use one of these methods, you would register and pay directly with the organization you choose.


Articles, Links, and Resources for NFP

Do you want to learn about Natural Family Planning? Are you currently practicing NFP and have questions or need information? Watch these helpful videos!

Why We Love NFP

Why we don’t use contraception in our marriage
Why you should get off the pill Desiring to grow in holiness


Additional Resources

Isn’t NFP Just Catholic Contraception? Isn’t NFP Just Catholic “Birth Control?” NFP is a Low-Profile But Best-For-You Method NFP and Contraception (the difference)
The Nitty-Gritty of NFP The Top Ten Reasons To Use NFP Green Sex: What is it? How Knowing Your Fertility Can Catch Diseases
Jason Evert – Natural Family Planning Why NFP? What Is NFP?  


What Are Men Saying About NFP?

12 Reasons Men Should Use Natural Birth Control

What Practicing NFP is Like: One Man Shares His Thoughts

A Nod To the Five Love Languages A Letter From a Father to His Daughter
Be Her Joseph NFL QB Philip Rivers Talks About NFP    


Relationships & NFP?

No Better Aphrodisiac: Why NFP?

Is Natural Family Planning Unnatural For Relationships?

NFP Uncensored: Self-discipline  

NFP for Single Women and Teens

Teaching Your Teen to Chart Her Cycle Could Literally Save Her Life

Cycle mindfulness: What Happens When You Teach Fertility Awareness to Teen Girls

Does Breastfeeding Prevent You From Getting Pregnant?
Women Speak on NFP: Navigating NFP Post Partum I’m Single and I Love NFP. Here’s Why… Uncensored: Single and Charting
Five Reasons Teen Girls Should Learn to Chart    


Struggles Using NFP

The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Burden of Natural Family Planning – Part 1

Not For The Perfect: How I Came To Accept, And Value, NFP
The Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Burden of Natural Family Planning – Part 2  


Efficacy & NFP


How We Rewrote Planned Parenthood’s page on Fertility Awareness by Gerard Migeon

When Condoms Actually Increase the Likelihood of Pregnancy: Wait, what?!
New Cycle Tracking App Study Risks Misleading Many  


NFP Witness

Simcha Fisher Speaks on Her Experience With Natural Family Planning for N.F.P. Awareness Week

What NFP Looks Like for Our Family Right Now NFP Couples Share Their Stories

The Sinner’s Guide to Natural Family Planning

Teaching Couple Says Natural Family Planning Offers Theological, Environmental and Relational Benefits  


Unplanned Pregnancy and NFP

Mistaken Conception (Or The Time I Thought NFP Let Me Down)



Infertility, IVF, NFP

You Me and NFP – Infertility & NaPro Hope for Married Couples Who Want to Have a Child When You Should See a Doctor for Infertility

Unexplained Infertility is Not Always Unexplainable

How Fertility Awareness Reduces Risk of Miscarriage

The Hidden Costs of IVF: Heartbreak, Health Risks, and Helplessness

Dr. Anne Nolte – Infertility and NaPro Technology    


Perimenopause and NFP

Surviving Perimenopause: A Guide for Couples

Premenopause Online Classes Information The Natural Survival Kit to Perimenopause


Postpartum & Breastfeeding with NFP

How to Manage Breastfeeding and Natural Family Planning

Women Speak on NFP: Navigating NFP Post Partum Does Breastfeeding Prevent You From Getting Pregnant?

How Do I Speak to PostPartum NFP When … I Got Pregnant?

Postpartum is Unpredictable – Even for NFP Teachers

This Couple Went A Year Without Sex (and lived to tell the tale)



Contraception Issues and NFP

Can the Copper IUD Harm Your Health and Fertility?

Hormonal Contraceptives Increase Breast Cancer Risk: A Doctor’s Report on Why Effects of the Pill (Including Cervical Aging)

Oral Contraceptives Cause Low Vitamin B6 and Zinc, Reduce Serotonin Levels and Increase Anxiety

The Crucial Difference Between Progesterone and Progestins

Those Catholic Women Who Use Contraception

What an Irregular Period Means, and How the Pill Doesn’t Help 9 Reasons Catholics Oppose Contraception  


The Pill

Getting Off the Pill: 4 Key Ways to Achieve a Healthy Transition

Coming Off the Pill into Fertility Awareness: Prepare for These Symptoms Coming Off The Pill With Good Nutrition

Can I Chart When I’m On The Pill?

What Is the Problem With Contraception How the Pill Switches Off Hormones and Why That Matters
Women Want to Know: Does The Pill Cause Abortion?    


Humanae Vitae

Humanae Vitae by Pope Paul VI, 1968

Humanae Vitae: 50 Years Later by Ellen Gable Hrkach

How “Humanae Vitae” Helped One Nun Find Her Feminist Voice

The Cost of Contraception and the Joy of the Gospel of Life

‘Humanae Vitae’ Saves Marriages, Says Minneapolis bishop

Keep Love Loving and Open to God

Bishop Robert Barron – The Prophesies of Pope Paul VI 50 Years Ago A Pope Predicted That Because Of Birth Control These Things Would Happen  


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