Next week is Natural Family Planning (NFP) Week 2022. Before social media feeds (especially Catholic-leaning ones) fill up with cool things about NFP, I want to highlight one really important aspect of NFP that is difficult for many: miscarriage.
Did you know that the same weird thing in your body can 1) make periods painful, 2) help cure newborns of certain kinds of heart disease, and 3) make a uterus contract?
Welcome to the confusing and impressive world of prostaglandins. Check out this article to learn more!
If you're just jumping into the world of NFP, I've got some IG follow recommendations for you! Here are the handles and bios of some accounts you might like. If you've got another recommendation, leave a comment!
For NFP week, I sat down with Johnna Wilford, a health, wellbeing, and FEMM/SymptoPro coach in Kentucky, to ask her a few questions about NFP. We also talked about curly hair and her favorite hormone. I hope you enjoy the interview!
Natural Family Planning (or, NFP) is an umbrella term referring to several different methods by which people can try to achieve or avoid pregnancy or monitor their hormonal health. Check out this article for more on NFP!