Additional Charting Resources

List of Fertility Awareness Based Methods (FABMs)
External link – A list of the many different types of Fertility Awareness Based Methods (FABMs) available.

FAM Manuals
There are a variety of fertility awareness methods that can be practiced and whilst we recommend learning your chosen method via an instructor, self-learning is possible via the manuals listed on this page.

TCOYF – Summary of the TTA Rules
A summary of the rules for Trying To Avoid (TTA) from the book Taking Charge of Your Fertility (TCOYF) (20th Edn) – this book is considered by many as the FAM Bible and the majority of members in our community that have self-taught did so through this book.

Sensiplan Resources
A well-researched method of Fertility Awareness popular in our community that originated in Germany but is gradually being extended to other countries.

TCOYF vs Sensiplan
What are the differences between TCOYF and Sensiplan? Many people first come across TCOYF and then transition to Sensiplan, and this comparison chart should answer your questions on what the differences are.

FAM Postpartum Resources and Tips
Charting after giving birth.

Night Temping Guidelines
An alternative way of temping when the usual morning temp taking is a struggle (practice at your own risk).