1. Describe natural family planning methods?
A. The basal body temperature method
B. The sympatothermal method
C. The cervical mucus method
A. In the basal body temperature method the patient measures basal temperature daily and abstinence is observed from 3 days of elevated temperature.
B. In the cervical mucus method, an interruption and recognition is made of changes in the cervical mucus consistency.
C. The sympatothermal method, the fertile period as determined by calendar calculation and cervical mucus changes to decide the fertile period. Changes in mucus in basal temperature are used to decide on the end of this cycle.
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