Questions and answers

Does the Marquette method work?

Does the Marquette method work?

Research has shown the Marquette Method to be 98% to 99% effective when used correctly. The method uses Clearblue Fertility Monitors to track a women’s reproductive hormone levels daily, and also has optional cervical mucus and basal body temperature (BBT) tracking protocols.

How does Marquette method detect fertility?

The Marquette Model brings 21st-century technology to NFP by using urine fertility biomarkers collected at home that measure hormone levels. These biomarkers can be used in conjunction with cervical mucus or basal body temperature and an algorithm to confidently determine the woman’s fertile window.

What do you need for the Marquette method?

Marquette can be used, like other forms of NFP, to avoid or achieve pregnancy. Just like any other form of NFP, to be effective at avoiding pregnancy, Marquette Method users need to abstain from intercourse throughout the entire fertile window, as defined by the Marquette Method instructions and algorithm.

What is the purpose of monitoring a woman’s signs of fertility?

In summary, daily monitoring of estrone glucuronide and pregnanediol glucuronide levels helps in the determination of the fertile phase of the cycle and provides women and health professionals with important prospective information regarding the normality of the cycles.

What is the Marquette method of natural family planning?

The Marquette Method is a fertility awareness method (FABM) or form of natural family planning (NFP) that teaches women to identify their fertile window and their periods of infertility by using an electronic hormonal fertility monitor and their cervical mucus.

What is the Marquette model?

The Marquette Model (MM) is a natural and healthy fertility awareness based method (FABM) of family planning. It makes use of a woman’s observations of her signs of fertility in order to identify her fertile and infertile times of her menstrual cycle. Couples can use the method to either achieve or avoid pregnancy.

How many days are safe in a month?

There is no absolutely “safe” time of the month when a woman can have sex without contraception and not risk becoming pregnant. However, there are times in the menstrual cycle when women may be most fertile and are most likely to conceive. The fertile days may last for up to 3-5 days after the end of your period.

How reliable is NFP?

If natural family planning is followed consistently and correctly, it can be up to 99% effective (1 to 9 women in 100 who use natural family planning will get pregnant in 1 year). It is less effective if the instructions are not carefully followed.

What is the 2 day method?

TwoDay Method® is a fertility awareness method of family planning that uses cervical secretions to indicate fertility. A woman using the TwoDay Method checks for cervical secretions at least twice a day.