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.
Danielle Koestner, MD presents the practical application and use of the Fertility Education and Medical Management (FEMM) app in clinical practice, followed by a discussion. FEMM is an app and fertility management tool that is free to download, and teaches women how to monitor hormonal activity and identify ovulation, to manage both health and fertility.
RRM Research Updates this April looks at shared decision making (SDM), the use of a tool in this process, and preliminary results of a study of an SDM tool designed to assist women to choose an appropriate FABM (Fertility awareness-based Method). Look at other research Dr. Marguerite Duane and her team at FACTS are working on, and learn where the priorities are in the area of fertility awareness education.
Join February Research Updates presented by Rene Leiva, MD, CD. CCFP, FCFP to explore the combination of PDG/Progesterone and LH urine testing for the dynamic monitoring of the menstrual cycle, as well as look at the use of e-technology for complementing the menstrual cycle charting.
Explore the landscape of evidence, and new emerging research, in fertility apps. Additionally we will compare and contrast the aspects of different fertility apps that could be included in patient education and decision-making. Presented by Rebecca Simmons, PhD, MPH, a faculty member in the Department of OBGYN at the University of Utah.
This webinar proposes a standardized model to address the complex circumstances of pregnancy associated with the use of fertility recognition and the difficulty of its evaluation. Participants will learn to define and identify the different situations associated with pregnancy while using methods of fertility recognition (FABM) with the initial intent to avoid pregnancy. Practitioners will learn to organize and standardize clinical practice when facing a pregnancy..
Efectos en la intimidad conyugal asociados al uso de los Métodos de Regulación de la fertilidad (Effects on conjugal intimacy associated with the use of Fertility Regulation Methods) Dr. José Antonio Arraztoa, U de los Andes Objetivos: a) Revisar la literatura publicada en relación al impacto en la intimidad conyugal del uso de métodos de regulación de la fertilidad. b) Mostrar la experiencia local en relación a un grupo control. c) Discutir las características de la dinámica afectiva en parejas usuarias de métodos de regulación de la fertilidad. Learning Objectives: a) Review the published literature regarding the impact on marital […]
Position Statement on Different Methods of Restorative Reproductive Medicine and Fertility Tracking The International Institute for Restorative Reproductive Medicine (IIRRM) serves clinicians, educators, researchers, and advocates who share a strong commitment that women and couples deserve health care services that cooperate with and restore reproductive function, the field of medicine known as Restorative Reproductive Medicine (RRM). A key component of RRM is to give women and couples the tools and education to track biomarkers of the woman’s fertility cycle. The information from cycle tracking informs medical investigations and treatments to restore or optimize normal reproductive function. RRM, by definition, […]
Session 2 : Charts and Case Presentations from each FABM Up next: Understanding Puberty – Adolescent Health Re-visited (Video) We’re sorry, this content is only available to current IIRRM Members. Please Log In below or click here to become a member of the International Institute for Restorative Reproductive Medicine. Need to renew? Just login below and visit your account page. As a member in addition to accessing our library of webinars, conferences, and continuing education. We also host multiple live webinars most month of the year, as well as regional and international conferences. CME accredited webinars include Grand Rounds, Journal Clubs, updates in research, […]