rhythm method

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Synonyms for rhythm method

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.
Unsurprisingly, given that if you Google The Rhythm Method it returns a host of websites talking about contraceptive methods, the 'Rhythm' was soon dropped due to "it becoming a bit too jokey" and The Method emerged in its place.
However, the rhythm method is only 75 per cent effective.
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.
Another 20% reported using moderately effective methods (such as condoms) and 6% reported using less effective methods (such as the rhythm method, sponge, or diaphragm), while 12% reported no postpartum contraception, they reported.
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.
Although the Church has a long tradition forbidding birth control other than by the rhythm method, scholars claire it has a faulty base--the so-called Sin of Onan in Genesis.
It's not withdrawal, it's not the rhythm method and it's not about playing Russian roulette with your body.
Earthaven Ecovillage Fertility Awareness Class : Learn why the Rhythm Method doesn't work, and why Fertility Awareness does