SPICE, part 5 (communication)

So far, we've talked about the spiritual, physical, intellectual, and creative elements of SPICE. This week we get to talk about...

Stress and Your Cycle Part 2

In a previous blog post, I discussed how stress can cause double peaks. However, there are other ways that stress can affect your cycle....

Holiday blog: pumpkin pie

I love the holidays, especially Christmas. I love looking at the lights, seeing the church decorated, and baking cookies. And I love...

Should teenagers chart their cycle?

Isn’t NFP just for engaged and married couples? It’s just for avoiding and achieving pregnancy, right? While the Creighton model can...

Healing after Miscarriage

1 in 4 pregnancies will end in miscarriage. But the fact that miscarriages are so very common and experienced by so many women in no way...

What about the men?

When I present the Introductory Session, I like to highlight that Creighton is a shared system of family planning. It’s one of the many...

Charting as an Engaged Couple

Many new clients that practitioners see are engaged couples. These couples may have found the Creighton Model System on their own, or it...

Life as a FertilityCare Practitioner Intern

Some may wonder what it’s like to be a FertilityCare Practitioner Intern (FCPI). As an FCPI, I have had the opportunity to learn so much...