Natural Family Planning Resources
compiled by Sara Fox Peterson
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Catholic Church Teaching


Natural Family Planning Method Comparison - a comprehensive comparison of natural family planning methods compiled by Sara Fox Peterson


Recommended Reading
(Your purchase of any of these books through or The Catholic Company helps to support  In addition, these books are all available from One More Soul: )

Christopher West
Good News About Sex and Marriage: Answers to Your Honest Questions About Catholic Teaching*
Theology of the Body Explained: A Commentary on John Paul Ii's "Gospel of the Body**
Introduction to the Theology of the Body: An Adult Faith Formation Program Based on Pope John Paul II's Theology of the Body (audio tape)*
A Crash Course in the Theology of the Body: Naked Without Shame (audio tape) 

Kimberly Hahn
Life-Giving Love : Embracing God's Beautiful Design for Marriage

Pope John Paul II (Karol Wojtyla)
Love and Responsibility
Theology of the Body **

Lawler, Boyle and May
Catholic Sexual Ethics: A Summary, Explanation, & Defense*

Sheila Kippley
Breastfeeding and Natural Child Spacing: How Ecological Breastfeeding Spaces Babies

Marilyn Shannon
Fertility, Cycles & Nutrition*** 

*HIGHLY recommended – if you are just starting out, start here!
** Read these two together.
*** If you are having any difficulties with cycle irregularities or infertility, this book is well worth your time.


NFP Teaching Organizations


One More Soul - A pro-life, pro-NFP apostolate with a great deal of useful, supportive online information, a directory of NFP centers, instructors and NFP-only physicians and an extensive catalog of related books and tapes.

Teen STAR International - An NFP-based sex-ed curriculum for teenagers.