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Reversible Methods of Birth Control: Fertility Awareness-Based Method

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FERTILITY AWARENESS-BASED METHODS
Understanding your monthly fertility pattern can help you plan to get pregnant or avoid getting pregnant. Your fertility pattern is the number of days in the month when you are fertile (able to get pregnant), days when you are infertile, and days when fertility is unlikely, but possible. If you have a regular menstrual cycle, you have about nine or more fertile days each month. If you do not want to get pregnant, you do not have sex on the days you are fertile, or you use a barrier method of birth control on those days. Failure rates vary across these methods.1-2 Range of typical use failure rates: 2-23%

Content source: Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

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