A number of differences exist between Contraception and Natural Family Planning (NFP) methods and the debate regarding their success rates still prevails. Contraception methods through the use of condoms, Intraintra- uterine devices and hormonal pills continue to take the upper hand for its their higher success rate compared to the natural family planning methods. In general, Natural natural Family family Planning planning is a doctrine laid by the Roman Catholic Church. The Church that strictly prohibits contraception that as it is not in accordance with the Christian belief of not creating any artificial barrier in during procreation.
Natural infertility in nursing mothers and abstaining from sex occasionally are the only permissible natural family planning methods approved by the Catholic Church. But, whether it is enough to lower the rate of HIV and other sexual diseases is a million dollar question! Having multiple sex partners and infidelity do violate the sanctity of marriage and are not approved by any religion. Proper family planning allows an enjoyable and responsible parenthood without any encumbrance.
Presently, studies and statistics have revealed the amazing success rate in family planning through natural family planning (NFP) methods. Reports from a reputed European online medicine journal based on reproduction science have revealed interesting facts of natural family planning following the natural Symptothermal Method (STM) of family planning.
Peter Frank Hermann, assistant Assistant professor Professor and managing Managing director Director of the natural Natural fertility Fertility sectionSection, Department of Gynaecological Endocrinology of University of Heidelberg, Germany highly rates STM method with statistics revealing surprisingly low pregnancy rates of women at about 0.4%.
The sole objective of Contraception and natural family planning lies in providing enjoyable parenthood, maintaining healthy family conditions and checking population explosion,explosion, detrimental to the growth of the country and global economy. Benefits of mankind must always rule in every scientific and natural approach irrespective of class, colour and religion.