Natural Family Planning


Fehring, R., Schneider, M., Raviele, K, Rodriguez, D., & Pruszynski, J. (2013). Randomized comparison of two Internet-supported fertility awareness based methods of family planning, Contraception, 88(1): 24-30.

Bouchard, T, Schneider, M & Fehring, R. (2013). Efficacy of a new postpartum transition protocol for avoiding pregnancy.  Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 26, 35-44.

Fehring, R., Schneider, M. (2012). Statistical Evaluation of the Standard Days Method of Family Planning. The Linacre Quarterly, 79 (4).

Lasquety, M.G., Rodriguez, D., & Fehring, R. (2012). The Influence of BMI Levels on Phases of the Menstrual Cycle and Presumed Ovulation, The Linacre Quarterly, 79(4).

Fehring, R, Schneider, M, & Raviele, K. (In Press). Pilot Evaluation of an Internet-based Natural Family Planning Education and Service Program, Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Neonatal Nursing. Publication target May/June, 2011.

Fehring, R. (2009). The Catholic physician and natural family planning: helping to build the culture of life. The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, 9(2), 305-323.

Fehring, R., Schneider, M., Barron, M.L., & Raviele, K. (2009). Cohort comparison of two fertility awareness methods of family planning. Journal of Reproductive Medicine, 54, 165-170.

Fehring, R. (2009). Efficacy and efficiency in natural family planning services. The Linacre Quarterly, 76, 9-24.

Fehring R., & Schneider M. (2008). Variability of the fertile phase of the menstrual cycle. Fertility and Sterility, 90(4), 1232-1235.

Fehring, R., Schneider, M., Barron, ML, Raviele, K. (Accepted for publication, June, 2008). A cohort comparison of two fertility-awareness methods of family planning. Journal of Reproductive Medicine.

Fehring, R., & Schneider, M. (Available online Feb. 4, 2008). Variability of the hormonally estimated fertile phase of the menstrual cycle. Fertility and Sterility.

Fehring, R., Schneider, M, & Barron, M.L. (2007) Retrospective efficacy of the Marquette Model of natural family planning. The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing.

Fehring, R., & Ohlendorf, J. (2007). The Influence of Religiosity on Contraceptive Use and Abortion in the United States. Life and Learning.

Edwards, L, Fehring, R, & Haglund, K. The influence of religiosity on the sexual behaviors of Latina/o adolescents. Journal of Hispanic Health, Accepted for publication, May, 2008.

Ohlendorf, J., Fehring, R. (2007). The influence of religiosity on contraceptive use among US Catholic women. The Linacre Quarterly. 74(2):135-144.

Fehring, R., Schneider, M., Raviele, K. (2007). Efficacy of hormonal fertility monitoring as a method of natural family planning. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing. 36(2):152-160.

Fehring, R., Schneider, M., Raviele, K. (2006). Variability in the phases of the menstrual cycle. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing, 35(3):376-384.

Fehring, R. (2006). Attitudes, Intentions, and Ethical Stance of Advanced Practice Nursing Students toward Abortion Provision: Part One Quantitative Findings. Life & Learning XV, Fordham University Press, 131-150.

Fehring, R. (2006) The present state of NFP science, the challenges we face. Ethics & Medics, 31(2):1-3.

Barron, ML, Fehring, R. (2005). Basal Body Temperature Recording: A Useful Recommendation to Couples Seeking Pregnancy? Journal Of Maternal Child Nursing 30(5):290-296.

Fehring, R, Schneider, M, Barron, M. (2005). Protocol for determining fertility while breast-feeding. Fertility and Sterility. 2005. 84(3):805-7.

Fehring, R. (2005). New low- and high-tech calendar methods of family planning. Journal of Nurse Midwifery and Women's Health. January/February; 50:31-37.

Fehring, R. (2004). The future of professional education in natural family planning. Journal of Obstetrics Gynecological and Neonatal Nursing. 33:34-43.

Fehring, R. Raviele, K, Schneider, M. (2004). A comparison of the fertile phase as determined by the Clearplan Easy Fertility Monitor and self-assessment of cervical mucus. Contraception. 69:9-14.

Fehring, R. (2004). An analysis of the majority report "Responsible Parenthood" and its recommendations on abortion, sterilization, and contraception. Life and Learning XIII. 13:121-146.

Fehring, R., McGraw, E. (2003). Spiritual responses to the regulation of birth. (A historical comparison). Life and learning XII. 12:265-283.

VandeVusse, L, Hanson, L, Fehring, R., et al. (2003). Couples views of the effects of natural family planning. Journal of Nursing Scholarship. 35:171-176.

Fehring, R. (2002). Accuracy of the peak day of cervical mucus as a biological marker of fertility. Contraception. 66:231-235.

Fehring, R., Kurz, W. (2002). Anthropological differences between natural family planning and contraception. Life and Learning X. 10:237-264.

Fehring, R., & Schlidt, A. (2001). Trends in Contraceptive Use Among Catholics In the United States:1988-1995. Linacre Quarterly, 68(2):170-185.

Fehring, R., Hanson, L., & Stanford, J. (2001). Nurse-Midwives' Knowledge and Promotion of Lactational Amenorrhea and other Natural Family Planning Methods for Childspacing. Journal of Nurse Midwifery and Women's Health. 46(2):68-73.

Fehring, R., Cheever, K., German, K, & Philpot, C. (1998). Religiosity, sexual activity, and attitudes of sexual permissiveness among older adolescents. Journal of Religion and Health, 37(3):229-248.

Fehring, R, (1998) Evaluation of the lady free biotester in determining the fertile period. Contraception, 57(5), 325-328.

Fehring, R., & Shlaff, W. (1998) Accuracy of the Ovulon Fertility Monitor To Predict and Detect Ovulation. Journal of Nurse Midwifery, 43(2),117-120.

Books/Book Chapters

Fehring, R., Notare, T. (Editors) (2008) Human Fertility: Where Faith and Science Meet. Milwaukee; Marquette Press, 224 pages.

Fehring, R., Notare, T. (Editors) (2004). Integrating Faith and Science through Natural Family Planning. Milwaukee; Marquette Press, 291 pages.

Fehring, R., Thomas, J. (2003). Natural Family Planning. Chapter in New Catholic Encyclopedia. Catholic University of America, Washington, DC: Gale Press. pp. 176-179.

Fehring, R., Kitchen, S., & Shivanandan, M. (1999). An Introduction to Natural Family Planning. (T. Notare) Editor. Washington, D.C.: National Conference of Catholic Bishops, 20 pp.




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