Saint Joseph FertilityCare™ Center

We believe women in our community deserve the best gynecological and procreative care possible. The Saint Joseph FertilityCare™ Center provides education and serves couples desiring to achieve or avoid pregnancy and women seeking solutions for gynecological health conditions.

Specialists in our FertilityCare™ Center are here to assist you with personalized and effective options for natural family planning to achieve or avoid pregnancy, infertility, miscarriage, endometriosis, polycystic ovarian disease, hormonal imbalance and numerous additional women's health issues.  Education is an essential part of providing you with the care you deserve.  Our individualized instruction in the Creighton Model FertilityCare™ System empowers you to understand your ovulation cycles and to become an active participant in monitoring and maintaining your own gynecologic and procreative health.

Saint Joseph FertilityCare™ Center is located in the Medical Office Building connected to Mishawaka Medical Center.

Call 574.335.6474 to schedule an appointment with our FertilityCare™ practitioners or email for more information. 

About the Creighton Model FertilityCare™ System

At its basic level, the Creighton Model FertilityCare™ System (CrMS), is a highly effective, scientific system of natural family planning; however it is truly much more. When a woman charts her cycle, not only does the couple know when they are naturally fertile or infertile, but the chart also telegraphs abnormalities in a woman’s health, allowing her physician to identify and treat health issues such as:

  • Infertility
  • Recurrent miscarriage
  • Endometriosis
  • Irregular periods
  • Pelvic pain
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Post-partum depression
  • Perimenopausal symptoms
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Polycystic Ovarian Disease

While most women still do not know about the workings of their cycles, a woman who charts with CrMS will not only be empowered with knowledge of how her body works, but she will also be an active participant in monitoring and maintaining her own procreative and gynecologic health. The Creighton Model FertilityCare™ System is truly something that every couple needs to know – and that every woman has a right to know.

Introductory Sessions

We offer 90-minute presentations that introduce the use and applications of the Creighton Model FertilityCare™ System. Introductory Sessions are held on a regular basis at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in a group setting. Private and off-site presentations can be arranged upon request. Registration is required.

Follow-Up Sessions

After attending an Introductory Session, women/couples who enroll in the program will then attend a series of private Follow-Up Sessions. These sessions provide professional, individualized instruction in the use of the System, as well as a complete chart review. Scheduled at regular intervals, attendance is essential so that the woman/couple may quickly develop confidence and obtain maximum effectiveness. Typically, there are eight Follow-Up Sessions, which occur on the following schedule after attendance at an Introductory Session. Subsequent follow-ups are then recommended every six to 12 months to ensure quality care. Your FertilityCare™ Practitioner is also available for additional follow-ups or consultation between sessions should questions or need arise.

Long-Distance Patients

Due to the specialized focus of our care, many women/couples seeking our services come from other cities, states and countries. While some long-distance patients choose to attend their appointments in person, virtual phone or web-based video appointments may also be arranged.

FertilityCare™ Classes

View our complete list of our 2024 FertilityCare™ Classes.

FertilityCare™ Practitioners: