7. NFP Week – 45th Anniversary of Humanae Vitae

For my closing comment in this week-long celebration of the 45th anniversary of Humanae Vitae, I want to promote our NFP manual, Natural Family Planning: The complete Approach.  In a way, this manual summarizes what we have learned and taught to support the encyclical.

Natural Family Planning: The Complete Approach
• This is the only American NFP text that teaches ecological breastfeeding as a form of natural baby spacing. NFPI instruction does not force anyone to breastfeed for any specific duration, but it does empower a couple to make a well informed choice.
• It is the only American NFP text that uses the simple-to-grasp covenant statement of sexuality to explain and support the teaching of Humanae Vitae.
• It is the only American NFP text that teaches the cross-checking signs in such a way that couples can determine the earliest start of postovulation infertility consistent with all the evidence. Thus the start of Phase 3 may be recognized one or two days earlier than with other rules.

(Excerpts from Battle-Scarred, page 238)  Battle-Scarred: Justice Can Be Elusive by John F. Kippley is available at a 50% discount at lulu.com during NFP Week.  Discount offer ends July 31 at 11:59 pm.

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