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July 8th, 2007, 09:29 AM
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Tell us how you heard about NFP!


The very first time I heard about it was from my Mom, when she was explaining puberty and how a woman's body works. She didn't go into a lot of detail about how to use it to avoid or achieve pregnancy, just how a woman can observe her signs of fertility and know when ovulation is happening and then she'll also know when her period will come if she's not regular. I mostly thought it was gross. But at the age of 10, anything related to menstration or sex was gross. LOL

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July 8th, 2007, 12:15 PM
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LOL Shawna, that's interesting...

I am a convert so I heard about it around the time my husband (back then boyfriend) and I were discussing potentially getting married and when I was studying the Catholic faith, the teachings, etc. Honestly, I don't completely remember, but when we were first dating my husband was not as devout to the faith as he is right now and considered b/c to be o.k. He then had a leap of faith and changed a lot of his previous thinking process which was not in accordance with the teachings, and so I think he was also a factor in introducing me to NFP
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July 8th, 2007, 04:00 PM
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I learned about it from this board, I never even new it was possible.
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July 10th, 2007, 02:11 AM
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on another forum, though I didn't know what it was called. The site is a pregnancy/parenting site & i learnt about it on the TTC boards, so i never actually realised that it had a name until I came here!!!
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July 15th, 2007, 08:05 PM
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I learned about it in college, when some friends were getting married and were taking an NFP class. I went to Catholic schools K-12, it definitely should have been before then!!
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July 16th, 2007, 02:24 PM
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I got the book "Taking Charge of your Fertility" and went to the Ovusoft website they had. I learned it all through that book and on their support forums. That was 2.5 years ago. I can't imagine not knowing about it all now.
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July 28th, 2007, 12:18 AM
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I am Catholic as well and the first time I heard about it was my Unitas class (marriage prep) and then I read TCOYF, but stayed on the pill till a year after we got married cause I was worried of the whole reason I was on the pill to begin with (too frequent periods).
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July 30th, 2007, 10:51 PM
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I had never heard about it before reading a post about it on here awhile back..
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I learned from the internet and from this board.
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