billingsMentor® is a guidance system for using the Billings Method.
The Billings Method is a means of natural
fertility regulation that does not require any form of rhythm
counting, temperature taking, drugs or devices.
The Billings Method is based on the symptoms of fertility and infertility.
Mucus, which is produced at the cervix, is felt by a woman
at the vulva as she goes about her daily activities. A woman
never needs to test the mucus with her fingers and internal
investigation is never required.
The Billings Method is applicable from puberty to menopause, in times
of breastfeeding, post hormonal medication and approaching
menopause. It can be used to achieve or avoid pregnancy.
Cycles do not have to be regular.
There are four simple rules of the Billings Method
which are applied whether the couple wishes to achieve or
The use of the Billings Method is not compatible
with barrier or hormonal forms of contraception, either during
the learning period or for family planning purposes.
Hormonal medication such as that contained in the Pill and
fertility control implants regulate the hormone levels and
interfere with the functioning of the cervix, thus distorting
the natural symptoms of fertility. It may take some time after
ceasing this type of medication for the natural symptoms of
fertility to recover.