A Strategic Approach to Standard Days Method® (SDM) Introduction: Expanding Availability and Use of FAM

Type: Guide/toolkit
Date: January 2011

In partnership with Georgetown University's Institute of Reproductive Health and two service delivery sites in California, Cardea is conducting a study to integrate the SDM into the family planning services of Title X clinics. Specifically, the purpose is to expand the body of knowledge regarding the reasons why family planning clients choose SDM (using CycleBeads), and what the predictors of success are among these clients. The CycleBeads® Integration Guide was designed as a resource for U.S.-based family planning programs who wish to integrate this method into their services and can be found at: