Cycle Tracking & Natural Birth Control Webinar
As you may know, a woman can only get pregnant a few days out of every month. Fertility Awareness is an extremely useful as a tool for health care professionals to assess hormonal balance and aid in fertility management.
Learn how to avoid pregnancy naturally, or achieve it! The Fertility Awareness Method uses a woman’s natural fertility signs such as cervical fluid and basal body temperature to accurately determine when she can and cannot become pregnant. Both men and women are welcome and encouraged to come. It’s about time we all knew about a safe and highly effective birth control method that really works! Class taught by herbalist Elaine Sheff. Elaine is a certified instructor of Fertility Awareness and Natural Family Planning Methods and has taught these methods for over 30 years. Class includes a PDF information packet and charts, including the Menstrual Map.
Advantages of Fertility Awareness:
- Highly effective, with a 99.3% effectiveness rate when used correctly.
- Can be used throughout all phases of a woman’s reproductive life including breast-feeding, perimenopause, or with irregular cycles.
- Totally safe with no side effects.
- Reliable: based on sound scientific knowledge and research.
- Inexpensive to use.
Learn how to chart your cycles and avoid or achieve pregnancy–naturally! Please note that this class is a self-paced online program designed for herbalists and other health care professionals. (Elaine also offers FA classes for the general public.) Practitioners can use this method to assess hormonal balance and aid in fertility management. Fertility Awareness can be an amazing tool to work with health issues such as flooding, dysmenorrhea, problem pregnancies, miscarriages, mid cycle bleeding, amenorrhea, menopause, cyclic migraines and acne. Herbal protocols will be addressed and Elaine’s will go over her simple “Menstrual Map” tool used to address health related issues such as painful or excessive menstruation, hormone balancing, phyto-estrogens, reproductive tonics, infertility, progesterone support and PMS. Check out this article on Natural Birth Control.
The 6 hour video class can be watched at your own pace. Please email the instructor with any questions at [email protected]
Once registered, students will be contacted with access information to the class.
What Students Are Saying:
“Many thanks for the wonderful webinar yesterday. I learned so much valuable information, and the way you teach makes it a joy to learn, your enthusiasm, passion and long experience are clear! I wanted to thank you for sharing your wisdom with us. I look forward to using the charts and hopefully to another seminar!” ~ Jo Goodyear
“This great class, taught by an open and knowledgeable teacher such as Elaine, is so empowering! It really is a step in the right direction for women looking to learn more about their bodies and fertility cycles and take their reproductive health into their own hands. Elaine helps women reclaim the wise woman within us all.” ~ Justene Sweet
“I took the natural family planning class with Elaine many years ago. I have tracked my cycles ever since, and then as a midwife went on to teach many other women about their own cycles & fertility through the years. What a wonderful enlightening experience for me when first attending college. This class was a sweet, important, & feminine touch during such a memorable time of blossoming into a young woman.” ~ Charlotte Creekmore
“Thanks for this class Elaine. My husband and I took it with you a few years ago and it has been a great and effective method for us!” ~ Jessi E.
About the Teacher
The author of several books on herbal medicine and healing, clinical herbalist Elaine Sheff has been passionate about sharing herbal knowledge for over 30 years. Her latest book is Naked: Botanical Recipes for Vibrant Skin and Healthy Hair. Elaine is the Co-Director of Green Path Herb School, located in Missoula, Montana, where she strives to inspire and empower students and clients to remember their connection to the earth, the plants and their own healing process. She is a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild and teaches workshops, and at conferences, both nationally and internationally. Elaine has an International Certification in Aromatherapy from the Pacific Institute of Aromatherapy. As a certified Instructor of the Natural Family Planning and Fertility Awareness Methods, Elaine has helped many couples to avoid or achieve pregnancy naturally. She has written numerous articles about her family’s journey with epilepsy and a special needs child. Elaine has written for publications including the Journal of Medicinal Plants and their Applications, Mamalode and Aromaculture magazine. You can often find her bent over an herb in her garden or marveling at small flowers in mountain meadows with her husband and sons. Elaine’s workshops have been featured at conferences including the Traditions in Western Herbalism Conference, Montana Herb Gathering, Northwest Herb Symposium, Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference, Spokane Herbal Faire, Pacific Women’s Herb Conference, Inland Northwest Permaculture Convergence the Ecoexpo and the Mountain West Herb Gathering. If you’d like to learn more about medicinal plants, you can connect with Elaine, and Green Path Herb School via the Green Path Website or through social media: Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, Twitter, or Instagram. You can find out more about Elaine and her life work at GreenPathHerbSchool.com.