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Introduction to the Billings Ovulation Method™

The Billings Ovulation Method™ is used by millions of women around the world. It was developed by Doctors John and Evelyn Billings, validated by eminent international scientists and successfully trialed by the World Health Organisation. By learning to identify  natural signs of fertility, you can use the Billings Ovulation Method™ to achieve or avoid pregnancy and to safeguard your reproductive health. The method is easy to learn and can be used at any and all stages of a woman's fertile lifetime, including during breast feeding and in the perimenopause.

Achieve Pregnancy

The Billings Ovulation Method™ has assisted many sub-fertile couples to become pregnant including those who had been trying to conceive for more than two years or have had failed attempts with In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

Prevent Pregnancy

The Billings Ovulation Method™ is as effective as the oral contraceptive pill for preventing pregnancy and is more effective than IUDs,Condoms and diaphragms. (John Murtagh, General Practice 5th ed, McGraw-Hill, 2011).

Safeguard your reproductive health

Charting your signs of fertility can also assist in identifying underlying health problems. To learn more click here

Success in using the Billings Ovulation Method™ can be achieved by

  • Correct teaching and understanding, with the help of one of our accredited teachers

  • Daily charting and accurate observations

  • Following the four simple rules to achieve or prevent pregnancy

  • Mutual motivation and loving cooperation between partners

The method focuses on daily charting of mucus sensation at the vulva and bleeding and includes 4 simple rules.  On-line charting and an i-phone app are available for quick recording and easy communication with your Billings Ovulation Method® Teacher as you learn the method.  

Learning the Billings Ovulation Method™ in New Zealand

The Billings Method™ is easy to use

The Billings Ovulation Method™ is taught in a clinic setting, in some centers home visits are offered. Distance learning is available when an accredited teacher is not available in your area.

The course is typically 4-6 sessions, varying for each couple.  A couple will not be discharged from the service until both teacher and couple feel they can confidently interpret their chart and correctly apply the 4 Method guidelines.

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