Birth control...is there an app for that?

Tags: Academic Specialists in ObGyn, podcast, Outreach

We use smartphones for so many things throughout the day – they can be cameras, grocery lists, work stations, more. But…can they also be birth control?

Fertility tracking, or menstrual tracking, apps are getting more and more popular – one was even recently approved by the FDA as birth control. On the latest Women’s Healthcast, Eliza Bennett, MD, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Academic Specialists in Ob-Gyn talks about how fertility tracking apps work, whether they’re effective as contraception, and important questions about data security to consider before using a menstrual tracking app.

Listen to Birth Control: Is there an App for That? now.

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