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Descriptor English: Natural Family Planning Methods
Descriptor Spanish: Métodos Naturales de Planificación Familiar
Descriptor métodos naturales de planificación familiar
Entry term(s) abstinencia periódica
planificación familiar natural
Scope note: Clase de métodos anticonceptivos naturales en el que se practica la ABSTINENCIA SEXUAL unos pocos días antes y después del día estimado de la ovulación, durante la fase fértil. Los métodos para determinar el periodo fértil o DETECCIÓN DE LA OVULACIÓN se basan en varios indicadores fisiológicos como las hormonas circulantes, cambios en el MOCO CERVICAL y la temperatura corporal basal.
Descriptor Portuguese: Métodos Naturais de Planejamento Familiar
Descriptor French: Méthodes naturelles de planification familiale
Entry term(s): Abstinence, Periodic
Family Planning, Natural
Natural Family Planning
Periodic Abstinence
Rhythm Method of Family Planning
Rhythm Method of Family Planning, Calendar
Rhythm Method of Family Planning, Cervical Mucus
Rhythm Method of Family Planning, Temperature
Symptothermal Method of Family Planning
Tree number(s): E02.875.194.605
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012252
Scope note: A class of natural contraceptive methods in which SEXUAL ABSTINENCE is practiced a few days before and after the estimated day of ovulation, during the fertile phase. Methods for determining the fertile period or OVULATION DETECTION are based on various physiological indicators, such as circulating hormones, changes in cervical mucus (CERVIX MUCUS), and the basal body temperature.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: Contraception (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 2004; see RHYTHM METHOD 1975-2003; for NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING see FAMILY PLANNING 1988-2003
History Note: 2004 (1975); for NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING use FAMILY PLANNING 1988-2003
Related: Fertile Period MeSH
DeCS ID: 12661
Unique ID: D012252
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1975/09/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Natural Family Planning Methods - Preferred
Concept UI M0019058
Scope note A class of natural contraceptive methods in which SEXUAL ABSTINENCE is practiced a few days before and after the estimated day of ovulation, during the fertile phase. Methods for determining the fertile period or OVULATION DETECTION are based on various physiological indicators, such as circulating hormones, changes in cervical mucus (CERVIX MUCUS), and the basal body temperature.
Preferred term Natural Family Planning Methods
Entry term(s) Abstinence, Periodic
Family Planning, Natural
Natural Family Planning
Periodic Abstinence
Rhythm Method of Family Planning, Temperature - Narrower
Concept UI M0019060
Preferred term Rhythm Method of Family Planning, Temperature
Rhythm Method of Family Planning, Cervical Mucus - Narrower
Concept UI M0440519
Preferred term Rhythm Method of Family Planning, Cervical Mucus
Rhythm Method of Family Planning - Narrower
Concept UI M0440898
Preferred term Rhythm Method of Family Planning
Entry term(s) Symptothermal Method of Family Planning
Rhythm Method of Family Planning, Calendar - Narrower
Concept UI M0019059
Preferred term Rhythm Method of Family Planning, Calendar



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