Does your fertility app really work?

751px-A_Japanese_woman_with_a_mobile_phoneIf you’ve been using an app or website to help to predict when you are at your most fertile during the month, you may be interested to know that apparently these are often inaccurate. New research from the United States looked at 33 apps and 20 websites and found that just one of the websites and three of the apps could accurately predict the exact fertile window.

Apparently the length of the fertile window they predicted was quite variable with a majority of apps and websites including days after ovulation despite the fact that conception is unlikely to happen at that point in a woman’s cycle.

You can read more about it here and here

 

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