Fertility Awareness 101
The menstrual cycle is a fifth vital sign of health. Learning how to listen to it can help us identify underlying health and hormonal issues as well as manage our fertility naturally. This introductory class provides an overview of the anatomy and biochemistry of the menstrual cycle and how to observe and chart signs of fertility.
When you learn to observe and record these fertility signs, you will be able to clearly see how long your cycles are, if and when you ovulate, and determine whether or not you are fertile. To clarify, fertility is a measure of health- whether or not you are trying to conceive. Healthy bodies are fertile bodies, so even if you choose not to reproduce, you should still be working toward a healthy, ovulating body.
This one-hour session is a great first step to those curious about charting.
Tuition: $25. Scholarships are available. Please contact me for details.
Charting for Contraception
All natural, hormone-free birth control? Yes, please! Learn how to chart your cycles for contraception. Charting your cycles is not the same thing as the rhythm or calendar method (which attempt to predict ovulation). The sympto-thermal method of fertility awareness can be 99.6% effective when used perfectly. When you understand the signs of fertility, you’ll be able to identify which days are potentially fertile so that you can avoid pregnancy.
This package includes a thirty minute consultation so that we can determine your needs, 4 two-hour sessions of instruction, and a thirty minute follow up appointment to evaluate your first chart.
Tuition: sliding scale $200-300. Scholarships are available. Please contact me for details. Those who participated in “Fertility Awareness 101,” or the in-person classes “Charting for Wellness” or “The Fifth Vital Sign” will receive a $40 discount.
Charting for Conception
Trying to get pregnant? Charting your cycles will give you much more insight than simply tracking your periods and trying to predict ovulation. When you know how to observe your signs of fertility, you’ll be able to identify potentially fertile days and use them to your advantage.
This package includes a 30-minute consultation where we will determine your needs, 4 two-hour sessions of instruction, and a 30-minute follow up appointment to evaluate your first chart.
Tuition: Sliding scale $200-300. Those who participated in “Fertility Awareness 101,” or the in-person classes “Charting for Wellness” or “The Fifth Vital Sign” will receive a $40 discount.
Chart Consultations, hourly
Are you already charting, but having a hard time interpreting your cycles? Do you need feedback on your observation or charting techniques?
If you’re having confusing cycles or charts, reach out.
I can walk you through the process of interpreting your own charts, answer questions, and provide resources.
Contact me to schedule your appointment.
Hourly fee: $45
Birth Control Doula Services
Are you transitioning from one birth control method to another? Are you unsure of which method to choose? Do you need support while learning something new? Let’s chat.
You can ask me anything! We can talk about your priorities and needs, barrier methods, hormonal and non-hormonal options, menstrual care products.
This service is free for teenagers and donation-based for all others.