SDM Integration

All About SDM – Simple, Natural Family Planning

This tool kit was designed to assist programs plan for and integrate the Standard Days Method® (SDM) of family planning into their services. The tools in this collection are based on the experience of more than twenty international and local organizations that successfully have introduced this simple natural method into their programs. While not all elements of the handbook will be relevant to each reader, program managers are encouraged review all elements and select those elements most appropriate for their programs. Additional resources can be found at and


Select the most appropriate resource from the options below. If you need additional guidance to choose the most appropriate resource, click on “additional guidance” to help you decide. Each of these categories contain resources that can be adapted to your local context.

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Create a




Procure CBs
& integrate
[into systems]



Sample Posters Sample Brochure & Flier  

Counsel clients


Supervise & QA
[ensure quality]