But looking after one's marriage must be the first priority: how would you like to have three preschoolers, work part-time, do your own housework, cooking and washing, and do it all as a single parent?

If you take care of everything else, and neglect your marriage, that's what can happen!

There is plenty of info about the effects of nutrition and pharmaceuticals on your cycles too!

CCL Home Study Course for Natural Family Planning: Self-Contained Course - John & Sheila Kippley Breastfeeding and Natural Child Spacing: How Natural Mothering Spaces Babies - Sheila Kippley From years of experience, and through many additional years of scientific research, this books documents information pertinent to the effectiveness of child spacing through "ecological breastfeeding" or "natural mothering".

This excellent book also touches on other aspects including night feeding, weaning and parenting among many other pages of invaluable information for new mothers.

An excellent moral preparation for marriage, covers the causes of and solutions to crises in marriage.

Concludes with touching, real-life stories of marriage transforming lives.

This is a work in progress, so please e-mail your corrections and suggestions.

Thanks to your suggestions the websites have moved to a separate page as the marriage resources have grown too big for one page! After work, taking care of three preschoolers and doing the cooking, housework and washing, you say you have no energy left to "work on marriage".

Dispels objections, handles the hard cases, and makes a compelling argument for Natural Family Planning. There's an extensive section for "beginners" and even a chapter on the special charting needs of women just quitting the Pill.

It explains how to use fertility awareness to avoid pregnancy, as well as how to conceive.

Love Refined - Alice von Hildebrand This beautiful collection of letters to a new bride is an inspiring testimony to the enduring, purifying power of love.

Anyone will enjoy the insights of Alice von Hildebrand's fertile mind, but especially young women preparing for marriage or newly married.

The differences between men and women are not merely accidental; they are part of God's marvelous design for humanity: our complementarity reveal our capacity for self-giving love and true, lasting marriage.