Meet Stephanie

Stephanie Hilgert, Marquette NFP Instructor in Louisiana

Stephanie Hilgert, RN, MMCP

Marquette Method Instructor

One-on-one, personalized training in the Marquette Method, in-person and online

Hi, I’m Stephanie! I am a wife, mom, nurse, and Marquette Method NFP instructor. I graduated from Mercer University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Shortly after, my husband and I moved to Louisiana, where I work as an emergency room nurse at the local children’s hospital.

My Natural Family Planning Journey

My husband and I first heard about the Marquette Method through friends and family. We loved that it was research-based and objective! We took a Marquette Method class with Dr. Raviele, and learned how to monitor three fertility biomarkers in a very informative 3-part class.

Since then, Marquette has expanded its research to make the method even simpler and more effective. Marquette has guided us through each stage of married life—regular cycles, breastfeeding, and postpartum—and we’ve never looked back.


Stephanie Hilgert, RN, Marquette Method Instructor with her husband and family

Why I Became a Marquette Method Instructor

I was once in a woman’s retreat, sitting in a breakout session on intimacy, and someone said, “We need more local Marquette NFP instructors. It’s difficult to find them because you have to be a nurse.” A friend turned around and simply said “You should do that!”

I registered for Marquette University’s instructor program that same weekend.

I’ve always wanted to use my nursing skills to empower women to embrace their God-given fertility—to work with their bodies in the way they were created.

The Marquette Method is designed to do just that. No matter what stage of life you are in, I would be honored to work with you and teach you how to practice NFP both confidently and effectively.

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