the graphic above compares the data for natural family planning methods and various contraception methods on the points of:
- possible side effects
- harmful to future fertility
- percent effectiveness avoiding pregnancy with proper teaching
- use of the method, and
- which partner is responsible for the use of the method.
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comprehensive comparison data: nfp vs. contraception
this is as a more comprehensive and in-depth data comparison of nfp and various forms of contraception plus the resources as compiled by peter danis, md, family physician, certified fertilitycare medical consultant, and gavin puthoff, md, ob/gyn, certified fertilitycare medical consultant 2019.
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this is an easy list comparing the primary differences between natural family planning and contraception.
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postfertilization effects of oral contraceptives and their relationship to informed consent:
this article was originally published in the journal of the american medical association warning physicians of their obligation to inform patients that the birth control pill has a three-fold effect.
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