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The Gianna Center of Philadelphia is dedicated to providing general gynecologic care, natural family planning education and infertility services - all while honoring the sanctity of each human life, the dignity of women and the integrity of marriage. All medical treatments are aimed at restoring the reproductive system and work cooperatively with a woman's body.
How to Obtain Instruction in the Creighton Model
Instruction in the Creighton Model FertilityCare™ System can be obtained by contacting any of these practitioners affiliated with the Gianna Center of Philadelphia.
A Creighton Model FertilityCare™
Practitioner (FCP) will discuss with you services and options. Please keep in mind that this system can be taught via on-line instruction using secure platforms.
Digital charting is available after initial instruction and is offered through the official FertilityCare™ System App
If there is not an instructor in your immediate area, please find one at www.fertilitycare.org
Ask a practitioner about the special prayer program supported
by the Seminarians of St. Charles Borromeo Seminary for all
couples, especially those struggling with infertility.
Find a FertilityCare Practitioner Near You
Liz Parrish, RN, CFCP
Theresa Strenge, RN, CFCP
Helen LaFrance, PA, CFCP Se Habla Español
Marie DiCecco, MS, CFCP
Kaitlyn Sceski, FCP
Marcia Niznan, MS, CFCP
Barbara Rose, NP, CFCP
Emily Parrish, RN, BSN, FCP
Ross A. Bones-Castro FCPI, MD/MBA. Se Habla Español
Sources for More Information
Documents and Articles:
“Begotten, Not Made” by Dr. John Haas for the NCBI
“Contraception, Why Not?” by Dr. Janet Smith
Hilgers, TW, Daly, KD, Prebil, AM and Hilgers, SK, "Cumulative Pregnancy Rates in Patients with Apparently Normal Fertility and Fertility-Focused Intercourse." J. Reproductive Medicine 37. 864, 1992
Peragallo Urrutia, Polis CB, Jensen ET, Greene ME, Kennedy E, Stanford JB.
“Effectiveness of Fertility Awareness-Based Methods for Pregnancy Prevention, A Systematic Review.” US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health. Obstet.Gynecol. 2018 Sept; 132(3):591-604.