Learn how to use a method of NFP in the comfort of your home from one of the NFP providers listed below.


Billings Ovulation Method Association - USA (BOMA-USA)

Meets the Standards for Diocesan NFP Ministry

P.O. Box 2135
St. Cloud, MN 56302
(651) 699-8139
Email: boma@boma-usa.org
Website: www.boma-usa.org

BOMA-USA provides client education, teacher training, and medical seminars in The Billings Ovulation Method®. This method is based on the observation of cervical mucus. It was created by the Drs. John and Evelyn Billings of Melbourne, Australia. BOMA-USA is the only authorized representative of The Billings Method® in the United States.

  • Distance learning in teacher education (English and Spanish) is provided, see Remote Teacher Training.
  • Remote client education is offered by individual BOMA-USA certified teachers, see Learn Remotely.

Couple to Couple League (CCL)

Meets the Standards for Diocesan NFP Ministry

5440 Moeller Ave.
Suite 149
Cincinnati, Ohio 45212
(513) 471-2000
Email: info@ccli.org
Website: http://www.ccli.org

CCL provides client education in the Sympto-Thermal Method (STM). STM is a multi-indexed method. It teaches detection of cervical mucus, the Basal Body Temperature, and cervical changes besides other secondary fertility symptoms.

Creighton Model FertilityCareTM Method (CrM)

Individual CrM teachers may teach clients via the web. Married couples will have to contact a CrM teacher directly to arrange distance education.

Family of the Americas Foundation (FAF)

Meets the Standards for Diocesan NFP Ministry

P.O. Box 1170
Dunkirk, MD 20754
(301) 627-3346
(301) 627-0847 FAX
Email: familyplanning@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.familyplanning.net

FAF provides client education in the cervical mucus method. This approach to NFP is founded on the work of the Drs. Billings.

  • FAF offers a client correspondence course via the US Postal system. An interactive CD program is an added feature of this curriculum.
  • The Spanish language and multi-languages are available.

Marquette University College of Nursing Institute for NFP (MUCN-INFP)

Meets the USCCB's Standards for Diocesan NFP Ministry

P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
(414) 288-3854
(414) 288-1587 FAX
Email: muinstnfp@marquette.edu
Institute Website: http://www.marquette.edu/nursing/natural-family-planning/index.shtml
Client Classes: www.marquettemethod.com

MUCN-INFP provides education in a Sympto-Hormonal Method. Named after their Institute, this SHM is also called the "Marquette Method" (MM). This approach integrates the basic information of cervical mucus with the added feature of an electronic hormonal monitoring device.

NFP International (NFPI)

John and Sheila Kippley, Directors
Website: http:/www.nfpandmore.org

NFPI provides client and teacher education in the Cross-Check Method (also called "STM"), a multi-indexed method of NFP. Mr. and Mrs.Kippley are "NFP pioneers" and the co-founders of the CCLI. They are among the devoted Catholics who developed NFP methods in the United States.

Northwest Family Services (NWFS) - SymptoPro Fertility Education

Meets the USCCB's Standards for Diocesan NFP Ministry

6200 SE King Road
Portland, OR 97222
(503) 546-6377
(503) 546-9397 FAX
Email: service@symptopro.org
Website: http://www.SymptoPro.org

NWFS provides education in the SymptoPro method a multi-indexed method of NFP that teaches the detection and interpretation of cervical mucus, basal-body temperature (BBT), and changes in the cervix (similar to other STMs). It also teaches how to interpret secondary signs of fertility.

  • NWFS offers a client correspondence course via the US Postal system, a client Internet course and also a combination of correspondence and on-line education for clients who request both. 
  • Spanish language education is available.
  • A chart app. is available at no extra cost for Internet clients. All others will pay a one-time fee at time of purchase.

General questions? Contact the USCCB's NFP Program staff at nfp@usccb.org.
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