Definition of Natural family planning

1. Noun. Any of several methods of family planning that do not involve sterilization or contraceptive devices or drugs; coitus is avoided during the fertile time of a woman's menstrual cycle.

Definition of Natural family planning

1. Noun. Timing sexual intercourse to avoid the time of ovulation (if pregnancy is not wanted) or to fall within that time (if pregnancy is desired). ¹

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Literary usage of Natural family planning

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"These methods include barrier and hormonal methods of contraception, natural family planning methods, and sterilization. These methods vary in effectiveness ..."

2. Healthy People 2000 by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Childbearing, adoption, abstinence from sexual activity outside of a monogamous relationship, use of contraception methods, natural family planning, ..."

3. Fertility, Family Planning, and Women's Health: New Data From the 1995 by Joyce C. Abma, A. Chandra, W. Mosher, L. Peterson (1998)
"... Injectable 1.9 Intrauterine device (IUD) 0.5 Diaphragm 1.2 Condom 13.1 Female condom 0.0 Periodic abstinence 1.5 natural family planning 0.2 Withdrawal ..."

4. Multilingual Health Education Resource Guide by Margo Pfleger, Mizzette Fuenzalida (1996)
"CAMBODIAN (KHMER)—FAMILY PLANNING TITLE/SOURCE: natural family planning; Asian Health Project/THE Clinic YEAR/TYPE: Unknown; 6-panel illustrated brochure ..."

5. Tobacco Policy Making in California 2001-2003: No Longer Finishing First edited by Jeffrey Archer, Simon Bainbridge (2003)
"Family planning services include information on all medically approved methods of contraception including natural family planning methods; ..."

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