NFP includcs three different but complementary concepts
- NFP methods are means by
which a couple use the daily observation of signs and symptoms of the
fertile and infertile phases of the menstrual cycle to guide the timing
of intercourse according to their desire to achieve or avoid a
- NFP is a way of life, involving temporary
sexual abstinence, freely chosen by the couple to achieve their family
project and to enrich their sexuality and conjugal dialogue.
- NFP is an educational
process. Through the help of profcssionals and non professionals the
community teachcs the youth the responsibilities of adulthood, prepares
the engaged for marriage and develops the couple to a fully mature
relationship and to autonomy.