Definition of Billings method in English:

Billings method

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noun

A system for finding the time of ovulation by examining cervical mucus. It can be used as a form of birth control by avoiding sexual intercourse at that time.
More example sentences
  • She said she introduced the Billings method to all couples who came to her for a pregnancy examination.
  • But, he warned, although the Billings method is much more effective, it still doesn't work for everyone.
  • In India an estimated 10 million people have been introduced to the Billings method over the past decade.

Origin

1960s: named after Drs John and Evelyn Billings, who devised the method.

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