Fertility Awareness

Also Known As: Natural Family Planning

Methods for tracking your period to determine the days of the month you are most likely to get pregnant. You can find supplies online or get them from a local clinic. Read more.

Fertility awareness does not protect against HIV and STIs.

Effectiveness based upon typical use.​

76% Effective
One-time Use
Stopped Anytime

Natural family planning is commonly misused and mistimed, especially in younger women with irregular periods, making it one of the least effective birth control methods.