Books about reproductive health, Fertility Awareness, and Natural Family Planning

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Garden of Fertility Book CoverHonoring Our CyclesIn her books, The Garden of Fertility (2004) and Honoring Our Cycles (2006), Katie Singerintroduces Fertility Awareness (also called Natural Family Planning).With these methods, a woman who charts her temperature and cervical mucus can know when she is fertile and infertile. A woman who charts her fertility signs can also know whether she is ovulating or miscarrying. You can learn remedies for problems like Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and fertility.

Honoring Our Cyles in Africa presents information about reproductive health for African women and men.


This project started in Spring, 2006, when a handful of African women who work to stop female genital cutting received copies of Honoring Our Cycles: A Natural Family Planning Workbook by Katie Singer. They asked Katie to write a reproductive health manual for African couples. This book will be called Honoring Our Cycles in Africa.

Suzannn Gage is the project's illustrator. Katie Singer is the project's writer.

The book describes what happens during a healthy menstrual cycle, how the traditional practice of Female Genital Cutting affects a woman's reproductive health, and what happens in the male reproductive system.

Here are three drawings from the book.