Tracks several signs of fertility (temperature, cervical mucus, sensation, etc.) in order to gather a complete picture of your fertility

Creighton Model

Single-indicator method (cervical mucus only), can consult with method-trained doctors for help with fertility


Tracks several symptoms of fertility, including a hormone crosscheck, and pairs well with specially trained physicians to treat root causes of reproductive health concerns. Works well with irregular cycles. 

Marquette Model

Tracks several signs of fertility, also includes the use of a Fertility Monitor


Tracks three key signs of fertility: cervical mucus, basal body temperature, and changes in the cervix.  Taught by mentor couples.



Method Sympto-Pro Creighton Model FEMM
Marquette Method CCL
Indicators Multi Single Multi Multi Multi
Cervical Mucus Optional
Temperature Optional
Urinary Hormone Levels  
Fertility Monitor Optional  
Is There an App?
Perfect Use Effectiveness Rate (at avoiding pregnancy) 99.4-99.6% 98.7-99.5% 98-99% 98-99% 99.4-99.6%
Typical Use Effectiveness Rate 98-99% 83-97% 88-98% 86-93% 98-99%

$135 plus materials-Online

$100 includes materials- In-Person (where available)

Marriage Prep Requirement Cost: $240 (Includes: Introductory session, materials, and follow ups 1-5)

***Payment plans are available.

$195 (includes all instruction sessions, paper and app charting materials, and four follow ups.)  Additional costs:  LH strips approximately $15. for a 30 day pack lasts about 3 months. $150-$175 per training course, $120+/Clearblue Fertility monitor, plus $18-20/month test strips $150 live on sight or in virtual classroom
Learning format In-Person/ Online In-Person/Virtual In-Person/Virtual Virtual In-Person
Comments Uses the most cross checks for fertility.  Can be used effectively throughout a woman’s entire reproductive life. Regular cycles are NOT required. Used with NaPro Technology trained doctors to help diagnose and treat feminine health issues such as infertility, homonal imbalance, cycle irregularities, and miscarriages. Charting two biomarkers makes it more reliable for postpartum use. Has specially trained physicians through the Restorative Reproductive Health Institute for treating reproductive health concerns. Regular cycles are not required for the method to be effective

Uses actual hormone levels to chart. Very reliable for postpartum.

All Marquette Method instructors are licensed healthcare professionals!

Uses the most cross checks for fertility.  Can be used effectively

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