Many women don’t know that fertility awareness is an option for them. When they see their doctors about their options, they are often told that there’s no reason to get off birth control unless they’re trying to get pregnant. But as we’ve discussed on this show before, there are any number of reasons why women may be looking into other options. The fertility awareness method can give you real clarity on when you’re in your fertile window and when you’re ovulating, whether you’re avoiding pregnancy or trying to achieve it, with a success rate comparable to birth control. This can be a great option for people who are interested in avoiding pregnancy but don’t want to be on the pill, so let’s dig into how it works.