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In a landmark fertility app study, researchers from Georgetown University found a 1% failure rate for "perfect use" and 5% rate for "typical use".

Think Equal. Build Smart. Innovate for Change. This is the theme for the 2019 International Women's Day on March 8.

We're hitting the road over the next couple of months to present our latest work and the soon-to-be-published results of the Dot contraceptive efficacy study. Don't miss these events!

There are so many women we could focus on for Women in Science Day, but in this post we’re highlighting ten women who upended life as we know it.

After being introduced in a pilot study in India by Georgetown University, CycleBeads has been making its mark as a family planning alternative to sterilization - the main form of birth control there. As an inexpensive, low-tech, yet effective method of birth control, CycleBeads has been helping address unmet need for...


We're featuring a few of our favorite highlights from the year!

This year we laid the groundwork to ensure that women all over the planet have access to the contraceptive options and fertility information they need. We are looking ahead to exciting things in 2019, but want to take a minute to re...

We love the holidays, we hate the holidays – or at least we dislike the stress that can come with them.

It is well known that stress affects our entire system from our emotions to our heart rate. Sometimes that’s ok. If you suddenly need to escape danger, a stress reaction is normal and helpful.  But when the stress bur...

What is the Dot Study? It's the first real-world efficacy study on a fertility app that adheres to established contraceptive efficacy study guidelines. The study was conducted by outside researchers from the Institute for Reproductive Health at Georgetown University with support from USAID. In case you missed it, m...

Happy World Contraception Day (September 26),

It’s a great day to focus on the importance of contraception and why we need to keep expanding access and options.  

Fertility apps have been BIG news lately. If you're following this space, you may have run across several news stories - both positive and negative. The medica...

As healthcare innovators, we’re aware that the more complex a product is, the less inclined people will be to use it. That’s why we want to make sure, especially when we’re designing contraception, that our products are easy to use. Making them simple, makes it more likely that people will use them correctly. While bel...

It’s the 21st century – women are more empowered, more self-sufficient, and more important than ever before. This year, women in the United States are running for Congress at an unprecedented rate. So why does menstrual hygiene, an essential component of menstrual health, still pose such a challenge to women's advancem...

We sat down with our research partners from the Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH) at Georgetown University to discuss the fundamental aspects of Dot's ongoing efficacy study. Together, we aimed to answer questions that current, as well as prospective, Dot users may have regarding the who, what, when where, w...

Privacy is a big deal these days. From the recent passage of the European privacy law to the congressional hearing of Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony about Facebook privacy, personal data privacy is a hot topic.

And it is a big deal because companies are turning their customers into commodities. Many companies make your dat...

Don't miss this great article on Dot Fertility App in this month's issue of Women Love Tech, and find out why this period tracker is described as "game-changing".

Dot is available on iOS and Android devices. 

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Click here for the Android version.

It’s easy to think in our modern era that menstrual hygiene is as easy as running to the corner drugstore for tampons, but for many women, it’s not that simple.

With little information and poor resources, many women in low resource countries are forced to miss school or work due to their periods. A lack of menstrual kn...

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