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Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem

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MAGALHAES, Adriana Cristina de et al. Woman’s experience with the choice of the Billings Ovulation Method. Rev. bras. enferm. [online]. 2013, vol.66, n.4, pp.485-492. ISSN 0034-7167.  https://doi.org/10.1590/S0034-71672013000400004.

This is a case study with a qualitative approach, carried out between February and November 2010 with 10 women, mean age of 34 years old, users of this Billings Ovulation Method (MOB) for over than two years, with the objective of understand the experience of women by choosing the MOB. Data was obtained from interviews, and analyzed through content analysis technique. The categories of analysis showed that the reasons for the choices of the MOB were: religion; natural method, and benefits of self-knowledge. It was concluded that women show confidence in carrying out the method, that it brings benefits for users and that there is a need for professional guidance for its correct practice.

Keywords : Natural Family Planning Methods; Family Planning (Public Health); Women's Health.

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