FEMM Teachers educate women and girls to understand ovulation as a sign of health. Starting from the physiology of the cycle, FEMM teachers help women to understand and manage their health and fertility.
How can I become a FEMM Teacher?
What are the options/courses available for FEMM Teacher?
FEMM Teacher Certification
Summary: 9-week instruction (each class 90 minutes)
Week 1. FEMM Intro & Anatomy
Week 2. FEMM Session 1 – FEMM & Your Health (Learn how hormones influence your health & how to chart your hormonal activity.)
Week 3. FEMM Session 2 – FEMM Expert (Learn to identify healthy patterns or health problems.)
Week 4. FEMM Family Planning (Learn to manage your fertility.)
Week 5. FEMM Practice Teaching (PT) Overview & instructions
Week 6. The Reproductive Continuum
Week 7. History of Family Planning Methods
Week 8. The Continuum: Cycle Variations & Wellness
Week 9. Medical Management & Infertility; Chart assessment & Next Steps to Certification
Practice Teaching: Practice Teaching provides hands-on case study experience with the different cycles and experiences women have as they learn to chart, while receiving guidance and support from an experienced FEMM teacher.
teenFEMM Teacher Certification
(Prerequisite: FEMM Teacher Certification)
What is in this course?
1. Your body – normal & healthy
2. Charting – recognizing signs of health
3. Puberty – understanding hormones
4. Beginning of life – hormones, choices & sexual health
5. Brain and hormones – brain development & emotions
6. Your health – daily decisions impact your health
teenFEMM provides girls with knowledge about their bodies and cycles, and support to navigate their health and well being during this critical phase of their life.
FEMM teaching materials are available to FEMM certified teachers in Spanish.
I started FEMM teacher training but did not finish. What can I do?