Diocese of Ogdensburg

The Roman Catholic Church in Northern New York

Not a one. As its name implies, NFP is 100% natural. It is unique among family planning methods because it accepts fertility as normal and healthy. Couples using NFP do not jeopardize the woman's health, or damage her fertility in any way. Drugs, devices, and surgery, on the other hand, have an impressive list of side effects, ranging from headaches and depression to gall bladder disease and increased risk of blood clots, heart attacks and stroke. (For more complete information, go to www.OMSoul.com and click on "Contraceptive side effects.)