During this COVID-19 pandemic our teachers are ready to provide live online teaching sessions.
We are committed to supporting you in your Natural Family Planning journey, even while you’re staying home!

WHAT IS NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING?

Using knowledge of the woman’s menstrual cycle to help the couple time intercourse to achieve or postpone pregnancy.

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THE SYMPTOTHERMAL METHOD

An effective, co-operative, scientifically-based and inexpensive method of natural family planning.

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BENEFITS FOR THE COUPLE

Enhances the bond of the couple and the intimacy of the relationship by encouraging mutual respect and shared decision making.

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Teaching Sessions Include
  • An overview of the basics of human fertility and how it makes Natural Family Planning possible.
  • An explanation of the basic rules of the Symptothermal Method and how to interpret your observations. 
  • An opportunity to see symptothermal charts illustrating various real-life situations.
  • An opportunity to complete a sample chart to practice your new skills.

Teaching sessions are designed to meet the needs of women and couples in various situations: achieving or avoiding pregnancy, after childbirth, and approaching menopause.  Ongoing support is available to help you interpret your charts and answer questions as needed.

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Since we are a Canadian charity, we do prioritize teaching Canadians.
When possible we will refer people to an organization in their country that teaches the Symptothermal Method. 

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A few months before our wedding date, we took Serena’ s course on Natural Family Planning (or NFP for short).  Our wedding day was May 3rd, 2003; from that day on, we used NFP as a couple to both avoid and achieve pregnancies.

Jean and Janelle / Manitoba

My husband and I have been using the Symptothermal method taught to us by Serena B.C for almost three years now. We’ve found it helpful and effective for so many things…

Mary and Wesley / BC

When we were engaged, my future husband suggested we check out Serena method of natural family planning.  I was impressed with both my future husband and the method…

Bill and Grace / Ontario
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