Couples who use this method observe cervical mucus to determine times of fertility and infertility.
Couples attend an Intoductory Session with other couples learning the method. This 1-hour session provides the information the couple needs to know to begin charting. After two weeks of charting the couple then attends a follow up meeting with a FertilityCare™ Practitioner. The full instruction consists of eight 1-hour follow ups and costs $200. Contact FertilityCare™ Services of Belleville at www.fertilitycare.org/illinois.
In addition, the Creighton Model offers NaProTECHNOLOGY (Natural Procreative Technology) which monitors and maintains a woman's natural cycle. This medical approach includes surgical and medical treatments that work in cooperation with a woman's reproductive system. It helps with PMS, infertility, PCOD, and many other abnormalities. To learn more about this approach, visit www.naprotechnology.com.
Couples who use this method observe temperatures, cervical mucus and changes in the woman's cervix to determine times of fertility and infertility.
The main class series covers all of the information a couple needs to learn this method in three classes spaced about one month apart. Each class lasts between 2 and 3 hours. A certified Teaching Couple teaches a group of couples and the Teaching Couple provides individual consultation with the student couples during the 2nd and 3rd classes. The main class series costs $140. Couples can register online at register.ccli.org.
CCL also offers supplemental classes for postpartum and premenopausal couples in order to provide additional guidance for using NFP during these unique times. CCL offers upgrade classes for couples who learned the method in the past and would like a refresher. Couples can register for these classes online at register.ccli.org.