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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.
Dr. Whittaker reviews the success rates and limitations of ART and the treatments offered by the NaProTechnology (a version of restorative reproductive medicine) as well as its limitations. Develop an understanding of both approaches and better understand the impact on a societal level of ART.
Celebrate 20 years of bringing together a community of medical professionals and supporters who are helping to transform reproductive medicine at the 2020 International RRM Virtual Conference. Hear the latest developments, innovations, and research in the area of RRM. Listen to our Fireside Chat in which 6 clinical cases of PCOS were presented, with each presentation highlighting a different science-based method of charting that assists in identifying, managing, and treating a patient with PCOS.
Presented by Professor Leonard F. Blackwell, Massey University, New Zealand, Dr. Blackwell was trained in organic chemistry, biochemistry and reproductive physiology. He studied under Professor James Brown at the University of Melbourne in the physiology of ovulation and in the development of the Fertility Meter, a device for monitoring ovarian activity in all its manifestations and one of the only true quantitative point-of-care devices in existence. For the past 36 years, Len was involved in the research and development of urinary assays as point-of-care diagnostic kits and recently with quantitative immune-chromatographic assays. Sadly, Dr. Blackford passed away in late 2020.
Access to recordings and slides from this year's North American Conference and Annual meeting for RRM are now available. Held on July 22, 2020 "virtually", we are grateful to everyone—including the attendees, speakers, and facilitators—who made the conference a success. We heard from Amy Beckley, PhD, on the power of testing progesterone urine metabolites, Dr. Patrick Yeung on endometriosis adhesion prevention, and Dr. Joe Stanford on STORRM as well as a number of new RRM research abstracts. While we couldn't meet physically we enjoyed the opportunity to see everyone virtually. Conference attendees receive free access to recordings and slides.