Users of Natural Cycles, first app certified as contraceptive method in Europe, identified among people seeking abortions at hospital
A much-hyped birth control app has been reported to Swedish authorities after a hospital found 37 cases of unwanted pregnancies among women relying on the app for contraception.
Natural Cycles, a smartphone application that marries high-tech algorithms with the old-fashioned rhythm method, last year became the first app to be certified as a contraceptive method in Europe. The app requires women to input their temperature every morning, then calculates the users’ menstrual cycle and informs them when they can have sex without protection.
from Technology | The Guardian http://bit.ly/2ET8imh