Creighton Model FertilityCareTM System
Understanding and Embracing Your Fertility
Today, many people are eager to learn more about their own bodies' natural processes and how to act healthfully and work cooperatively with them. They would like to learn safe, natural, healthy, and holistic ways to plan their families. Franciscan Healthcare FertilityCare Center, part of the Mayo Health System, offers Creighton Model FertilityCare System services to give couples this opportunity and now features NaProTechnology.
The Creighton Model FertilityCare System (CrMS) is an ovulation method that stands out at the most medically relevant and stands alone as the only one to feature NaProTechnology. NaProTechnology is a new women's health science that monitors and maintains a woman's reproductive and gynecological health and provides medical and surgical treatments that cooperate completely with the reproductive system. With the CrMS couples are empowered with information about their fertility to:
- postpone pregnancy
- achieve pregnancy
- identify gynecological health issues
- enhance marital bonding.
What Can I Expect?
All couples will first attend an Introductory Session. It is an hour-long presentation that is designed to give couples enough information to decide if the CrMS is right for them. Then, if interested in learning and using the CrMS, couples will have the opportunity to receive their materials and schedule a Follow-up Session.
Follow-up sessions are held individually with couples. This is where the actual learning of the system takes place and where the CrMS is tailored to the individual needs and goals of the couple.
Classes are offered at both the LaCrosse and Onalaska locations. Registration is required.
For more information, session rates, or to register, call (608) 392-4624.
Certified FertilityCareTM Practitioner, Diane Olson, CFCP, completed the practitioner program through the Pope Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction in 2004 after receiving her Bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Diane worked at the Twin Cities FertilityCare Center until relocating back to the LaCrosse area where she's been providing CrMS services since 2008. Diane earned her certification in 2011 and is very proud to continue working with couples in the Coulee Region. You can e-mail Diane at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FertilityCareTM Practitioner, Kimberly Humm, FCP, completed the practitioner program through the Pope Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction in 2011 after receiving her Bachelor's degree from University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Kimberly and her family relocated back to their hometown of La Crosse after spending 8 years stationed at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC. You can e-mail Kimberly at email@example.com.
FertilityCareTM Medical Consultant, Jennifer P. Althoff, MD, completed the Natural Family Planning Medical Consultant program through Creighton University and Pope Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction in 2007 after earning her MD degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. She completed a Family Medicine residency in 2008 in Greenwood, SC. She then went on to earn her certification as a FertilityCare Medical Consultant through the American Academy of FertilityCare Professionals in 2010. She is happy to offer NaProTechnology medical services to women to help diagnose and treat gynecologic health abnormalities while sustaining the procreative potential.