FFP 362 | How Effective Are Fertility Awareness-Based Methods Really? | Dr. Marguerite Duane


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Marguerite Duane, MD, MHA is a board-certified family physician and adjunct associate professor at Georgetown University. She is co-founder and executive director of FACTS, the Fertility Appreciation Collaborative to Teach the Science. She is trained as a Creighton Model, FEMM and NeoFertility medical consultant as well as a TeenSTAR educator. She also works with Modern Mobile Medicine, a direct primary care house calls-based medical practice that serves patients of all ages in the DC area.

Dr. Duane received her medical degree with recognition in primary care from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and completed her family medicine residency at Lancaster General Hospital in Lancaster, PA. She has previously served on the boards of both the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the Family Medicine Education Consortium (FMEC). Dr. Duane balances her career as a teacher and Family Physician, with her role as a mother and wife.

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Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • Why is Dr. Duane as passionate now about FAM than when she discovered it years ago

  • Dr. Duane’s thoughts on how FAM is the only birth control method with no side effects

  • The philosophy of allopathic medicine

  • How doctors are trained about FAM and what women can expect when going to their female doctor

  • The effectiveness of Fertility Awareness Methods

  • The different methods of Fertility Awareness

  • Dr. Duane’s thoughts on the challenges for women concerned with the effectiveness

  • How to use the methods correctly

  • What is most commonly quoted when it comes to FAM

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