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Go Green with CrMS

Save streams by learning CrMSAccording to the National Catholic Register, University of Colorado scientists have made a startling discovery while studying fish at Boulder Creek. In the EPA-funded study, the scientists randomly caught 123 fish downstream from a water treatment plant. Scientists observed that 101 were female, 12 were male, and 10 were "intersex" fish with male and female features.

The scientists concluded that the anomolies were a result of synthetic hormones commonly found in birth control and patches (1). These synthetic hormones can get into water systems when women who are using the birth control pill or the patch urinate. These hormones eventually get flushed into streams. Currently, the EPA does not require water treatment facilities to filter out synthetic hormones.

So, what should a concerned environmentalist do about this situation? Go green! The CREIGHTON MODEL FertilityCare™ System (CrMS) is a green alternative to artificial contraceptives. By relying on observations of natural "bio-markers," CrMS does not require the ingestion of pharmaceuticals. As a result, CrMS is good for the environment and you. To begin learning CrMS, visit our schedule of introductory sessions.


  1. Laugesen, Wayne. Contracepting the Environment. National Catholic Register. 2007; Jul: 10.