My Three Favorite Period/Fertility Tracker Apps

When we started trying to conceive this last time around, I became obsessed with tracking my cycles. I tried a bunch of different apps, but the 3 I kept coming back to were FLO, Fertility Friend, and Period Tracker Deluxe. Every morning, I would wake up an hour early to take my BBT, record it …

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Different Models Of Cycle Tracking

Fertility awareness-based methods—or natural family planning—are all about tracking your menstrual cycle to determine the days that you can get pregnant. The tricky part is actually knowing when those days are. To do that, you’ll need to pay very close attention to your body and its patterns. Most people don’t use FAMs (or most other …

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What Your Period Is Telling You About Your Health – Part 2

Read Part One here. We all know that periods happen once a month, last 7 days, rinse and repeat the next month, right? Not for all women. You should have regular periods unless you are pregnant, breastfeeding, postmenopausal, or have a medical condition that causes your periods to stop. Irregular, painful, or heavy periods may …

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What Your Period Is Telling You About Your Health – Part 1

We all know that periods happen once a month, last 7 days, rinse and repeat the next month, right? Not for all women. The "normal" range for bleeding is from 3 to 7 days. A normal cycle length can be anywhere from 21 days to 35 days. Blood should be bright red, with no spotting …

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