Dr. Urrutia reviews the methodology and main findings of 2018 review on FABM effectiveness for avoiding pregnancy and disucsses the important limitations of the data including population-based differences in effectiveness, especially among breastfeeding and postpartum individuals. She also introduces and identifies clinical decision-making tools providers and patients regarding choosing an FABM to avoid pregnancy, reviews new technologies currently being applied to FABM use, and discusses the role of the FDA in clearing fertility awareness apps for contraception.
Ashley is a recent graduate of the certified nurse-midwife program from Bethel University in the state of Minnesota. She is currently employed by the University of Utah in the Department of Family and Preventative Medicine. Working with Dr. Joseph Stanford, they employ a restorative reproductive approach to infertility, miscarriage, and other women’s health issues. She is also a FertilityCare Practioner for the Creighton Model System of natural family planning. In addition, she is working towards completion of the Medical Consultant program through the American Academy of FertilityCare Professionals (AAFCP). Having gone through infertility herself, she is well acquainted with the […]