What will be my role in NFP?

You will learn to chart and interpret the biomarkers with your wife. Charting together will enhance communication, deepen appreciation for each other and you will emerge as the protector of her reproductive health.

How much abstinence is involved?

Each woman’s cycle is unique. Learning to chart and interpret biomarkers daily will provide insight into the phases of your wife’s cycle. The fertile phase has distinct characteristics of when it starts and stops. A woman is typically naturally infertile longer than she is fertile within each cycle. Average fertile phases range from nine to 12 days offering time to practice periodic abstinence and develop other ways of nurturing your relationship if your couple decision is to postpone pregnancy.

Healthy men are almost always fertile. Healthy women are almost always infertile (

How does this make me a better husband?

Bishop Olmsted’s Into the Breach

Video message from Bishop Olmsted, Into the Breach