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On line Sympto-Thermal charting opportunity! Can you say Charting App?
Cindy Leonard, August 31, 2015 (About Natural Family Planning)

Working with IT specialists, Northwest Family Services recently announced the launch of their newest innovation: Online Charting! They are excited to be able to offer a new and convenient way to chart and to facilitate easy chart review with teachers.

This new charting system can be used on your computer or tablet and a smartphone platform is coming in 2016! Daily interpretations can be entered easily in seconds, showing the progress in your cycle the same way a paper chart would. For those that are more comfortable with a mouse than a pencil, you will love this new way to chart and keep track of your cycles! Enjoy access to all of your charts from anywhere with an internet connection!

You will be able to place your own interpretation on your charts, but this program will NOT offer automatic interpretation. Each woman and each cycle may have many variations that would benefit from the trained eye of a certified NFP provider. We want to continue to equip you with the skills to truly understand your fertility and make active decisions about your cycles, instead of placing your fertility in the hands of a "device" or program that may not be able to maintain our high effectiveness rates. Additionally, we want to continue to encourage you to contact your provider for help if you have questions or frustrations. We hope that this program allows each couple to do that in a more efficient and timely manner. Remember that help from your provider is always FREE of charge, no matter how long it's been since you've taken the course.

If you have taken our online course within the past 3 years, this program is FREE. If you learned NFP from one of our in-person courses, or took the course more than 3 years ago, there is a one-time fee of $12. This is not a recurring fee - this one-time payment gives you permanent access to online charting. Register for online charting today!

You will need to make sure your web browser is operating under the most recent version. Upgrading your browser is free and only takes a few minutes. The online charting's "help" section will offer instructions with where to go to upgrade your browser if you need to. Recent online course users can go to http://online.nwfs.org at the link text and log in with the username and password you used to take the course. Then you will see the link for online charting. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact Lauren Fuller at lfuller@nwfs.org. Access to online charting will now be included with purchase of an online NFP course.