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Fertility/Infertility

9-5 Updating Evidence-Based Information about the Efficacy of Fertility Awareness-Based Methods of Family Planning

BE IT RESOLVED,

that the Catholic Medical Association request that the Center
for Disease Control update the effectiveness rates quoted for
each fertility awareness-based methods in their “Effectiveness
of Family Planning Methods” to reflect the highest quality of
research currently available. (2016)

9-6 Resolution on Assisted Reproductive Technology

BE IT RESOLVED,
that the Catholic Medical Association opposes any type of
assisted reproductive technology that separates the unitive and
procreative aspects of conjugal intimacy, but supports any
technology that recognizes the dignity of the human person (all
embryos are human persons) and does not separate these two
inherent aspects of the marital act. (2016)