Measuring pregnancy rates in fertility awareness and natural family planning studies

Presented by Joseph Stanford, MD, MSPH, CFCMC


At the conclusion of this activity participants should be able to:

  1. Review the concepts of pregnancy rates, effectiveness, perfect use, typical use, achieving-related behaviour, and avoiding-related behaviour, in relation to natural family planning, fertility awareness, and fertility appreciation methods.
  2. Discuss statistical methods for effectiveness studies.
  3. Examine strengths and weaknesses of existing studies

The International Institute for Restorative Reproductive educational webinar series aims to enhance the efficiency, effectiveness, and the quality of healthcare delivery by developing and providing state of the art educational material for physicians, clinicians, and allied health professionals consistent with its mission, goals and objectives. In addition, it updates participants on current research. Grand Rounds provides the interested providers with an opportunity to learn about RRM, including basic and advanced science from a multitude of disciplines, best practises, as well hearing from pioneering researchers and academics in this field.