rhythm method

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natural family planning in which ovulation is assumed to occur 14 days before the onset of a period (the fertile period would be assumed to extend from day 10 through day 18 of her cycle)

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She also revealed what many Catholic couples were saying privately: the rhythm method not only didn't work but put extraordinary strain on otherwise happy marriages.
If a timely dose of semen does nudge an egg's release, he says, "It could be why we sometimes call couples who practice the rhythm method 'parents.
To promote abstinence till marriage--which presumably eliminates the risk of STDs--and to endorse a "natural" method of family planning called the rhythm method, or, as they prefer to label it, the Creighton Model FertilityCare System.
The least effective category included diaphragm, cervical cap, contraceptive sponge, rhythm method, and withdrawal.
Mention "natural birth control," and jokes about the rhythm method or "Vatican roulette" come to mind.
Formed as The Rhythm Method back in 2007, after Richie and Sanders met while playing in South Wales funk band Omega 66, the pair are the only remaining members of the band who released one EP on Cardiff's See Monkey Do Monkey Recordings.
New York, June 4 (ANI): Forty percent teen girls aged 15 to 19 say they've had sex at least once and prefer the rhythm method of birth control, according to new statistics.
There's my fourth solo album, Rhythm Method and I'm also recording a collection of British songs with Sly and Robbie.
Rhythm Method, as the name suggests, will have a sound that is heavy on rhythm and percussions.
I suppose the rhythm method is an option, but almost everyone know how (in)effective that is.
Topics include the mandatory language training of immigrant children in Denmark, a rigidly followed rhythm method used by couples in Poland, Quaker discipline, discipline in governance and the training of trotting racehorses in Finland.
Q MY boyfriend and I have been using the rhythm method of contraception.
Lay men and women found the rhythm method to be frustrating and unreliable, but a welcome departure from condemnation of all birth control practices.
She bore three children in three years by relying on the rhythm method for birth control.
tracks the rise and fall of the rhythm method, but she is necessarily though not unduly speculative--given the initial paucity of source materials--over the use of the method among Catholics.