|HLI Research: Natural Family Planning|
Natural Family Planning
by Brian Clowes
In "Natural Family Planning," from his book The Facts of Life, Dr. Brian Clowes discusses topics such as: the reproductive system at work; fertilization age and gestation age; NFP methods and how they work; effectiveness of NFP at preventing and achieving pregnancy; closeness between married couples; breastfeeding advantages; why the Catholic Church permits NFP. For the Table of Contents with links to the full content of the chapter, click here...
NFP, Isn’t That Rhythm?
by Rev. Paul Marx, O.S.B.
Teaching marriage preparation courses for years at two Catholic colleges only enhanced my interest in NFP, as did giving many retreats for young married couples after the war. They used to call me “Father Rhythm” and “Father Temp” at St. John’s University in Minnesota. Over the years I sponsored eight international symposia on NFP, still misunderstood as the “old rhythm” method so often today. Read More...