Catholic
Couples
NFP

MyCatholicDoctor is delighted to partner with Catholic Couples NFP.

Catholic Couples NFP teaches Catholic Couples natural family planning (NFP) with the partnership of trained and certified educators of MyCatholicDoctor in the various methods – Billings Ovulation, Sympto-Thermal, Creighton, Couple-to-Couple League, FEMM, and Marquette.

NFP can and should be used by married Catholic couples, as it is in full harmony with Church Teaching. Our program is provided without any charge to married Catholic couples.

Make an Appointment with our CCNFP Educators

Natural Family Planning education is not bound by state lines, meaning you can schedule an appointment with an educator in any state. Each of these educators has a certification in the NFP method they teach. Please select a teacher below that meets your needs to get started.

Susan Miller
Billings Ovulation Method Instructor

Susan sees girls, women, and married couples who are wishing to learn to chart their cycles for medical knowledge or to avoid, postpone, or achieve pregnancy.

Cami Jo Tice-Harouff, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Family Nurse Practitioner, Creighton Model FertilityCare System Practitioner Intern, NaProTECHNOLOGY Medical Consultant Intern

Dr. Cami Jo works with patients and families of all ages. She is passionate about helping individuals with holistic wellness and disease prevention.

Kim Cole
Certified Billings Instructor

Women and couples experiencing all phases of the continuum. Regular Cycles, Irregular Cycles, Breastfeeding, Coming off Hormonal Contraceptives, Perimenopausal and Stress. Couples wishing to achieve or avoid or looking for help understanding how to chart fertility.

Estela Cordova
Instructora Método de la Ovulación Billings

Estela acepta a mujeres que desean conocer sobre su fertilidad y a parejas que desean utilizar Planificación Familiar Natural para concebir o posponer un embarzo.

Gretchen V. Marsh, D.O.
Family Practice Physician, CFCMC

Dr. Marsh provides general medical care for patients of all ages. She also specializes in menstrual cycle disorders, fertility concerns, and menopause concerns. She is certified both as a NaProTechnology Medical Consultant and as a Creighton model Fertility Care practitioner.

Victoria (Vicki) Braun, M.Sc., CGP
Fertility Educator/Natural Family Planning Instructor

Vicki Braun sees patients who are interested or in need of fertility education, achieving or avoiding pregnancy, as well as understanding women's and teenagers' fertility. She is available for virtual education.

Ana Gabriela Schmude
Certified Billings Ovulation Method® Instructor

Ana teaches couples and women to chart their menstrual cycles through the Billings Ovulation Method to postpone or achieve pregnancy and identify potential reproductive or other health issues that a Fertility Awareness Methods expert physician can diagnose. Languages: English and Spanish.

Ferely Correa
Billings Ovulation Method Instructor

Ferely works with couples/women who wish to achieve, postpone or avoid pregnancies, providing training on Natural Family Planning Billings Method. Trabaja con parejas/mujeres que deseen lograr, posponer o evitar embarazos, dando entrenamiento en el Método Natural de Planificación Familiar Billings.

Anna Camacho, APRN, CFCMC, CFCP
Nurse Practitioner, Certified FertilityCare Practitioner, Certified Creighton FertilityCare Medical Consultant

Anna sees woman and adolescents for all woman's health issues, especially fertility care.

Megan E. Blum, PA-C
Physician Assistant, FEMM and Marquette Method Medical Consultant

PA Blum sees female patients from adolescence through menopause for pro-life, restorative reproductive women’s healthcare to address common women’s health issues. She also sees male spouses of patients struggling with infertility. PA Blum is open to seeing patients who use all models of NFP. Additionally, during the pandemic she offers COVID telehealth to men and women.

Joan P. Pajak MS, RN
Certified Marquette and FEMM Instructor

Joan works with clients in all stages of reproductive life: teens, adults, postpartum, peri-menopause, post discontinuation of hormonal birth control, PCOS and other medical conditions. She teaches women/couples to recognize signs of fertility to avoid or achieve pregnancy and to learn the value of cycle charting as it applies to overall health.

Diane Dunniway, DNP, APN, WHNP-BC, CFCMC
Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, Certified Fertility Care Medical Consultant

Diane sees women and adolescent females for all women's healthcare needs. She is especially passionate about bioidentical hormone replacement and fertility care.

Monica Rincon MSc
Marquette Method of NFP Instructor- Fertility awareness educator

Monica Rincon works with couples/women that need to become acquainted with their body, recognize their fertility as a sign of health and wellness, and seek medical treatment if their charting suggests an underlying condition. She offers training in the Marquette Model to couples/women who need to track hormonal biomarkers in urine to define their fertile window and pinpoint their fertile pattern, which, like their fingerprints, are unique to each woman. This training allow them to achieve or postpone pregnancy. She also sees patients with special reproductive circumstances that may generate NFP challenges, such as breastfeeding, PCOS, perimenopause, and stress. I help them to navigate in their NFP journey using the Marquette Method as their NFP method. Helping women that need to monitor their menstrual cycles to understand these special circumstances are one of my most rewarding services as an NFP educator.

Flenje Oaferina, DPT
Physical Therapist, Billings Ovulation Method Instructor

Dr. Oaferina offers both Physical Therapy and Natural Family Planning services. She is available for virtual teletherapy care and follow-up in a virtual setting.

Megan Kreft, PA-C
Physician Assistant, Creighton Model FertilityCare System Practitioner Intern, NaProTECHNOLOGY Medical Consultant Intern

Megan sees adolescent and adult patients for primary care/urgent care services. She provides NaProTECHOLOGY care for women facing a variety of women's health issues. Additionally, she works with women and couples providing natural family planning instruction in the Creighton Model System.

Cassondra Moriarty
Certified Family Planning Instructor, Lactation Consultant, Doula

Cassondra provides family planning education using Marquette, Billings, Sympto-Thermal and FEMM methods. She also provides lactation consultation and breastfeeding support.

Louise Boychuk BSN RN
Marquette Method of NFP Instructor

Louise Boychuk works with couples (or single women) who are working to track their body's menstrual cycles. As long as a woman is having menstrual cycles, she is a candidate for Marquette. Marquette works well for women in all walks of life, including women who are breastfeeding, approaching menopause, and women who have underlying hormone imbalances (such as PCOS or endometriosis).

Ross A. Bones-Castro FCPI, MD/MBA
Creighton Model Practitioner - Charting Instruction

Ross works with women who wish to learn how to chart their Menstrual Cycle using the Creighton Model, and provides Natural Family Planning instruction for couples seeking to avoid or achieve pregnancy, or who may be struggling with infertility. Trabajamos con mujeres que desean graficar su ciclo menstrual usando el modelo Creighton, y con parejas interesadas en aprender Planificación Familiar Natural para evitar o lograr embarazos, y/o que estén pasando por infertilidad.

Meet John Fitzgerald, founder of the St. Augustine Foundation and Catholic Couples NFP. The St. Augustine Foundation believes that Catholics should not be charged to be taught how to attain the happiness and joy of living a life in accordance with Church teaching.

Please Take Time To Read Our SCOPE OF SERVICES AND TERMS OF USE

 St. Augustine Foundation [SAF]: SAF is a registered 501©3 not-for-profit corporation located at 538 Riverdale Ave., Yonkers, N.Y. 10705. SAF and its assumed name Catholic Couples NFP [CCNFP] are not designed to nor do they provide medical advice, professional diagnosis, opinion, treatment, or medical services to you or to any individual. Through this site and linkages to other sites and personal sessions, SAF and CCNFP provide general information for educational purposes only. The information provided on this site, or through linkages to other sites or personal sessions, is not a substitute for medical or professional care, and you should not use the information in place of a visit, call, consultation, or the advice of your physician or other healthcare providers.

The CCNFP No-Cost Program: CCNFP offers a no-cost program to teach natural family planning [NFP] to Catholic Married Couples and certain other Catholics. [Please see the definition of Catholic Married Couples]. There are no charges for our teaching program. CCNFP does not sell any products or services and does not refer the name of any couples to anyone other than MyCatholicDoctor [MCD]. MCD will bill health plans if the Catholic individual or couple is eligible. CCNFP will refer to MCD, for teaching NFP only if there are no costs and no co-pays that the Catholic individual or couple must pay for the CCNFP No-Cost Program. CCNFP does not provide Basal Body Temperature thermometers, hormonal monitors, or urine strips, but we do try to advise you of the best prices. If MCD is unable to qualify the couples referred by CCNFP, then CCNFP will provide the teaching at no cost.

Referrals to MyCatholicDoctor: SAF and CCNFP refer individuals and couples, who have expressed an interest in Natural Family Planning [NFP] and/or the risks and efficacy of contraceptives and NFP, to My Catholic Doctor [MCD] because we believe their physicians and providers practice medicine in harmony with Catholic teaching and that they are good physicians and medical providers; however, we do not offer any expert opinions of their medical expertise. If an individual or couple is referred to MCD, any services or consultations will be subject to MCD’s “Terms of Use”. [see MyCatholicDoctor: “Terms of Use”.]

IF YOU BELIEVE YOU HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, YOU SHOULD IMMEDIATELY CALL 911 OR YOUR PHYSICIAN. If you believe you have any other health problem, or if you have any questions regarding your health or a medical condition, you should promptly consult your physician or other healthcare providers. Never disregard medical or professional advice, or delay seeking it, because of something you read on this site or a linked website or heard in a personal session. Never rely on the information on this website in place of seeking professional medical advice. You should also ask your physician or other healthcare providers to assist you in interpreting any information on this website or on the linked websites, or in applying the information to your individual case.

Center for Disease Control: There is no method of contraception, birth control, or natural family planning that is 100% effective. Therefore, neither SAF, CCNFP nor any other plan or contraception method can guaranty the avoidance or achievement of pregnancy. For the method and typical use effectiveness of natural family planning methods, please consult the U.S. CDC.

Right To Modify: SAF and CCNFP reserve the right to modify the scope and terms of use of the services provided by CCNFP and the modifications will be effective upon posting. Any use of the site or participation in our program after such changes will be deemed acceptance of the changes. You agree to review the terms of use each time you access our website or use our services.