What is Natural Family Planning?

What is Natural Family Planning?

In simple terms, NFP is planning a family in a natural way by using women signs, symptoms and hormones to monitor their fertility. Knowing when women are fertile, they can intend to achieve a pregnancy, or, knowing when they are infertile, they can use those days to postpone a pregnancy, naturally without the use of artificial hormones or devices.

Milky White Discharge: When It’s Normal and When It’s Not

Milky White Discharge: When It’s Normal and When It’s Not

Vaginal discharge is an essential part of your reproductive system and the types of vaginal discharge you experience will vary throughout your menstrual cycle. In this post we will explore what causes milky white discharge, what it means, and when it could be a symptom of an underlying issue.

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Fertility?

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Fertility?

There’s tons of information about fertility and you’re on the path to learn even more! Take our short quiz to test your fertility knowledge. Gain more insights about fertility tracking and get an exclusive Mira discount.

Understanding Your Odds of Pregnancy by Age (+ Chart)

Understanding Your Odds of Pregnancy by Age (+ Chart)

With all the pressure placed on women to have a baby by a certain age, it can be easy to feel like your fertility is a ticking time bomb. Thankfully, age does not necessarily limit your fertility as much as you may think. More and more women are choosing to wait until their 30s and 40s to have a child for reasons like pursuing career goals, traveling the world, or finding the right partner.

5 Reasons for Working Out On Your Period (and Where to Start)

5 Reasons for Working Out On Your Period (and Where to Start)

Working out might be the last thing you feel like doing when your monthly period arrives — but keeping up with your workouts might just help you feel better during your period. There are many benefits of working out while on your period, from alleviating the symptoms of PMS to easing menstrual cramps. Read on to learn more about working out on your period, including how to do it safely.

A Guide to Basal Body Temperature and Ovulation (+BBT Chart)

A Guide to Basal Body Temperature and Ovulation (+BBT Chart)

In the 1930s, women began tracking their basal body temperature to predict ovulation. This fertility awareness method is still commonly used for natural family planning to prevent pregnancy. It’s not always easy to track your basal body temperature. Learning how to do it correctly is important for ovulation estimates. Read on for helpful tips and facts you should know about the BBT method.