basal body temperature method of family planning

noun
natural family planning in which the fertile period of the woman's menstrual cycle is inferred by noting the rise in basal body temperature that typically occurs with ovulation
Hypernyms: ↑natural family planning

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  • basal body temperature method — noun natural family planning in which the fertile period of the woman s menstrual cycle is inferred by noting the rise in basal body temperature that typically occurs with ovulation • Syn: ↑basal body temperature method of family planning •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Basal body temperature — Infobox Birth control name = Basal body temperature width = caption = bc type = Fertility awareness date first use = 1930s rate type = Failure perfect failure% = 0.3 typical failure% = 3.1 [cite journal |last=Döring |first=GK |title=The… …   Wikipedia

  • natural family planning — 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 • Hypernyms: ↑birth control, ↑birth prevention, ↑family… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Natural family planning — This article is about methods of family planning approved by the Catholic Church. For a more general use of the term, see fertility awareness. Natural family planning Background Birth control type behavioral First use Ancient: calendar, LAM mid… …   Wikipedia

  • Normal human body temperature — 98.6 redirects here. For other uses, see 98.6 (disambiguation). Normal human body temperature, also known as normothermia or euthermia, is a concept that depends upon the place in the body at which the measurement is made, and the time of day and …   Wikipedia

  • Billings ovulation method — Background Birth control type Behavioral First use developed in 1950 s Failure rates (first year) Perfect use 0 2.9% Typical use 1 …   Wikipedia

  • Fertility awareness — Background Birth control type Behavioral First use 1950s (mucus) mid 1930s (BBT) 1930 (Knaus Ogino) Ancient (ad hoc) Failure rates (first year) Perfect use Symptoms based: 1 3% Calendar based: 5 9% …   Wikipedia

  • Birth control — For other uses, see Birth control (disambiguation). Birth control is an umbrella term for several techniques and methods used to prevent fertilization or to interrupt pregnancy at various stages. Birth control techniques and methods include… …   Wikipedia

  • Calendar-based methods — Infobox Birth control name = Calendar based methods width = 270 caption = An illustration of the Standard Days Method. This method may be used by women whose menstrual cycles are always between 26 and 32 days in length bc type = behavioral date… …   Wikipedia

  • Menstrual cycle — See also: Menstruation and Menstruation (mammal) The menstrual cycle is the scientific term for the physiological changes that can occur in fertile women. This article focuses on the human menstrual cycle. The menstrual cycle, under the… …   Wikipedia

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