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April 6, 2023

Introduction to the Fertility Awareness Method

with podcast guest

Nina Boyce


Nina Boyce is a certified Fertility Awareness Educator who teaches women how to use to use the fertility awareness method (FAM) for 99.9% effective birth control and conception. Her coaching programs focus on helping clients transition off birth control, support their natural hormones, and optimize fertility. She takes a holistic approach, focusing on nutrition and mineral testing, cycle charting, and lifestyle modifications to help her clients achieve their desired fertility goals. Nina is also the host of the Healing Hormones Podcast, where she interviews leading women in the world of menstrual health.

In this episode, we bust a lot of pervasive myths about women’s fertility and when you can and cannot get pregnant, how you can get started simply with FAM, why we all need to be aware of our fertility whether we want babies or not, and so much more!

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  • The huge misconception most women have about how period apps predict fertility
  • Why your fertility matters even if you don’t want to get pregnant
  • How the fertility awareness method (FAM) helps you to understand your unique cycle
  • What is the fertility awareness method?
  • What your cycle tells you about your general health
  • Understanding your cervical fluid patterns
  • How cervical fluid changes are connected to your hormones and fertility
  • Busting the myth of day 14 ovulation
  • The only biomarker that can accurately predict ovulation
  • How effective is FAM?
  • Different methods that belong to the fertility awareness category
  • The simplicity of FAM
  • How you can take charge of your fertility
  • The pros and cons of FAM vs other methods of birth control


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Bonuses Include: The Fix Your Period Workbook to Use Alongside the Book
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