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Fertility UK is the national fertility awareness & NFP service for the UK
The service provides comprehensive and objective information to the general public and health professionals on all aspects of fertility awareness. Fertility UK services include:
  • fertility awareness education for couples planning pregnancy
  • natural family planning (NFP) teaching for couples avoiding pregnancy
  • online list of contacts for local accredited NFP teachers
  • accredited training days and courses for health professionals.

Free Fertility Awareness seminars for women/couples planning or avoiding pregnancy

Dates: Monthly on Thursday evenings 6-7pm: Dates for 2016: May 5th
Venue: Mortimer Market Centre, (Off Capper Street), London WC1E 6JB
To book a place at one of the Margaret Pyke Clinic seminars, please email:
Follow-up sessions are available for individuals or couples

For health professionals:

Module I starts Wednesday 11th May 2016, at 13 Norham Gardens, Oxford, OX2 6PS
For further details please email
or register directly via PHAST

New Clinical Guidance on Fertility Awareness Methods published by the Clinical Effectiveness Unit of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare
Clinical Guidance on Fertility Awareness Methods June 2015

Peer-reviewed chapter on Fertility Awareness methods by Cecilia MM Pyper & Jane Knight
providing the Scientific Background of Fertility Awareness Methods The Global Library of Women's Medicine

Information contained here is for interest only.
To use this method effectively - a full course of instruction by an experienced NFP teacher is recommended!

Site Created June 1996

Last updated February 8th 2016

Site Author: Jane Knight SRN
Reproductive Health Consultant: Dr Cecilia Pyper.

This site is an on-line version of the book 'Fertility' co-authored by Jane Knight and Dr Elizabeth Clubb FRCGP, by agreement with David & Charles Publishers.

Copyright : 2002 Fertility UK

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