Want To Conceive? Make Sure You Know When You’re Actually Ovulating!

Want To Conceive? Make Sure You Know When You’re Actually Ovulating!

It’s a common myth that ovulation happens on day 14 of the menstrual cycle, or 14 days before the next period. In reality each person is different, and ovulation could be anywhere from 9 to 16 days prior to the next period!

In fact, research has shown that miscalculating the fertile phase of the cycle is a big reason a lot of people are supposedly “infertile.” In reality they just got the days wrong!

Most Charting Apps Don’t Work For Birth Control (But That’s Okay!)

Most Charting Apps Don’t Work For Birth Control (But That’s Okay!)

There are tons of charting apps out there (over 100!) so how are you supposed to know which one is best to use? Many of them are based off the Rhythm Method (which doesn’t work), and lots are simply period predictors so not useful for actual fertility charting.

Lucky for us, a study just came out that reviewed tons of different apps and created a rating scale to compare them as birth control.