Billings LIFE provides clinical instruction to women and couples in the Billings Ovulation Method® of natural fertility management. For your convenience we offer a range of teaching options, including private appointments, telephone consultations and an internet teaching service. Your tutor will offer regular reviews of your chart to help you identify your individual patterns of fertility and infertility and will help you to use this information to correctly apply the guidelines of the Billings Ovulation Method®.
Our fee of $200 includes initial assessment and instruction in the Billings Ovulation Method® by an accredited teacher, as well as ongoing support for six months. Discounted rates are available for concession card holders.
Fertility Assessment Clinic
Billings LIFE has collaborative arrangements with several medical practitioners in different States of Australia. In Melbourne, Dr Mary Walsh, a GP with a special interest in fertility, offers a Fertility Assessment Clinic for women and couples planning a pregnancy or having difficulty conceiving. Accredited Billings Ovulation Method® tutors work with Dr Walsh to teach you how to identify the fertile times in your cycles to optimise your chances of achieving pregnancy.
Dr Walsh guides investigations and treatment options to assess and improve your fertility and general health and uses your Billings Ovulation Method® chart as a diagnostic resource. She also undertakes assessment of male fertility, with a holistic medical health check and appropriate investigations. You can access this clinic at:
Manningham General Practice, 200 High Street, Lower Templestowe Victoria 3107 Australia. Phone: 03 8850 0500
Billings LIFE provides online services for accurate information on the authentic Billings Ovulation Method® and issues related to fertility and reproductive health These include this website, www.billings.life, and Fertility Pinpoint.
Fertility Pinpoint™ is an internet based charting system which allows a woman to share her chart with an accredited Billings Ovulation Method® tutor. This permits the woman to learn how to recognise her signs of fertility and infertility under the supervision of her Billings tutor without having to meet the teacher in a face to face clinical setting. This is especially beneficial for women who live in remote regions. The advantages of having daily access to a personal teacher make this system a convenient, confidential an effective teaching and learning tool.
The health/medical information provided on this site is written and revised by members of the Education of OMR&RCA in consultation with the following health care professionals:
Professor Pilar Vigil Portales, BMed, MD, PhD, FACOG – Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Santiago, Chile.
Dr Mark F Whitty, MA, MSc, DCH, MICGP - family medicine practitioner in Dublin, Ireland with a special interest in women’s health and psychotherapy. Holds a Masters (MSc) in women’s health.
Dr Mary Martin, MD, FACOG – Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Oklahoma, USA
Dr Mary D Walsh, MBBS, FRACOG – General Practitioner with a special interest in women’s health and restorative reproductive medicine, Melbourne, Australia
Dr Caroline Terrenoir, MD PhD – Specialist consultant in General Practice, Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France
Continued Professional Development
We offer Continued Professional Development (CPD) for health professionals seeking to optimise their patients' chances of conceiving before intervention.
Our seminar Monitoring Fertility: Assisting Conception is a category 1 Active Learning Module (ALM) activity, offering 40 Women's Health points in the Quality Improvement & Continuing Professional Development (QI&CPD) program of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. It is approved for Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) and MidPlus CPD points.
Our seminar Fertility: A Complete Picture offers 6 Category 2 QI&CPD points and 3 MidPLUS CPD points for midwives.
Training for Billings Ovulation Method® Teachers
Billings LIFE offers education programs for those who wish to become accredited teachers of the Billings Ovulation Method®. Our Teacher Education Course is an approved ALM for RACGP QI&CPD points. This course can be done face-to-face or by correspondence, and contains both theory and practice sessions. Providing all criteria are met, accreditation is obtained by gaining supervised clinical experience and on submitting a Case Study.
Sexuality Education for Adolescents
Billings LIFE offers values-based education seminars on human sexuality designed specifically for secondary school students.
Our trained presenters, many of whom are accredited Billings Ovulation Method® teachers, can offer information sessions on a range of topics to do with human sexuality, STIs, contraception, abortion and relationships. As part of this program, we also provide professional development and continuing education programs for health coordinators and teachers in primary and secondary schools.
Donate to Billings LIFE
Give the gift of knowledge that could save a woman’s life!
Help us make a difference to the future of women’s reproductive health. The money that you donate enables Billings LIFE to create greater awareness about the Billings Ovulation Method™ in rural, remote, regional and metro areas across Australia. Your gift also enables us to help women safeguard their reproductive health through health promotion programs and educational services.
We provide women and health professionals with evidence-based educational resources enabling them to use the Billings Ovulation Method™ as a diagnostic tool to safeguard reproductive health for all stages of a woman's reproductive life.
All donations over $2 are tax deductible. Make a secure online donation today at www.givenow.com.au/billingslife. Alternatively, you can send a donation to 2A/303 Burwood Highway, East Burwood, Victoria, 3151, Australia.
Billings LIFE is internationally recognised as a leader in fertility education and is a registered Health Promotion Charity.
Updated 20 August 2016