Hi, Everyone! Today is the last myth!  The myth: Fertility awareness is just about fertility and sex. The truth: Absolutely not!  While fertility awareness is the daily observation of your signs of fertility and infertility, body literacy is the self-knowledge gained by understanding your cycle!  And this self-knowledge includes understanding how to avoid or achieve pregnancy…

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Do you think sex will be less fun using the Fertility Awareness Method for birth control? And I’m back with myth #27! The myth: Sex is less fun when you’re using the Fertility Awareness Method (or FAM). The truth: Oh my goddess, no! 1) Using FAM means you have a libido.  Hormonal contraceptives, like the pill,…

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Do you despise the thought of having to abstain? The myth: You have to abstain to use the Fertility Awareness Method. The truth: Once you learn how to confidently and accurately identify your fertile days, how you decide to manage this time is between you and your partner.  You may decide to abstain from intercourse (where…

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Cervical mucus is THE most important sign of fertility. So how do you know which is fertile or not?  There’s a huge misconception in the fertility awareness world that not all cervical mucus is fertile so this brings us to myth #25. The myth: Not all cervical mucus is fertile. The truth: Repeat after me: All…

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Taking your BBT every morning doesn’t have to be a pain! Here’s my trick! And we’re back with myth #24! The myth: Taking your BBT every morning is inconvenient. The truth: It doesn’t have to be! So remember your BBT, or basal body temperature, is the temperature of your body at its most rested state. …

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There are a lot of really cool, fancy-dancy, BBT thermometers out there. Are they really necessary? The myth: You need a fancy thermometer to track your basal body temperature (BBT).  The truth: No, you don’t. While there are a lot of cool fertility gadgets you can buy out there including really expensive thermometers… All you need…

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Repeat after me: Tracking your temperature CANNOT help you predict ovulation. So what can it do? The myth: Tracking your BBT can help you predict ovulation. The truth: No, but tracking your BBT can help you confirm ovulation. BBT, or your basal body temperature, is a measure of your metabolic rate. After you ovulate, your…

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Do you think FAM is too complicated to learn? Better watch this video then. The myth: The Fertility Awareness Method (FAM) is too complicated to learn. The truth: You are already wiping when you pee, right? It’s that easy! FAM involves learning to observe and chart your 3 signs of fertility: cervical mucus, basal body…

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Spoiler alert: Yes you can! The myth: You can’t use the Fertility Awareness Method (or FAM) if you have irregular cycles. The truth: Absolutely, you can!  FAM can be practiced by ALL menstruators, whether they have regular or irregular cycles, if they’re coming of off hormonal birth control, or experiencing cycle changes like perimenopause or breast-feeding.…

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