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 we even really need periods? Myth: Women don’t actually need their periods. Truth: Yes we do! When I hear people say that periods are unnecessary and that it’s a good thing to suppress them with hormonal contraception, I just cringe! Keep in mind that there’s so much more to your menstrual cycle than just…

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Today I’m debunking myth #13… The myth: You can get pregnant right after you stop the pill. The truth: That’s not the case for everyone. Talk to five different women about hormonal contraceptives and you’ll get five different stories about the effect it had on their fertility. Some people’s cycles bounce back right while away others…

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And we’re back! The myth: Being on the pill is like being pregnant. The truth: No it’s not. Well, there is one thing. When you’re pregnant, you don’t ovulate. And when you’re on the pill, you’re not ovulating either. But if you look at the hormonal profiles… On a real cycle with ovulation and menstruation, theres…

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And…… today’s myth is!  The myth: Ovulation always occurs on day 14.  The truth: Ovulation varies from month to month. In longer cycles, ovulation will occur later in the cycle and in shorter cycles, ovulation will occur sooner.  Recall, ovulation is when the egg leaves the ovary. The idea that this occurs on day 14…

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Hi Everyone! — Hi Mom — if you don’t know me already, I’m Chloe and I’m crazy about the menstrual cycle.  I’m an AFAP-certified Justisse Fertility Awareness Educator.  I help wild women reconnect with their cycle and take back control of their health and fertility.  That means preventing pregnancy without hormonal contraceptives, achieving pregnancy when…

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