blog
Featured Posts

It's been a whirlwind of excitement and activity over here at Cycle Technologies HQ. We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Dot Fertility & Period Tracker Android app. Dot is now available on both Android and iOS.  And in related news, the first ever efficacy study on a fertility app has begun as well! Thank...

Mobile technology is changing global health, giving people unprecedented access to information they did not have in the past. So, it’s no surprise that these tech advancements are even changing the contraceptive options available to women globally.

You may or may not have heard about Title X in the news or cycling on social media. But do you know what it is or why it's important?

Title X is the only federal grant program dedicated to helping individuals obtain quality family planning and preventative health services. It serves the most vulnerable communities. And...

Mobile technology gives us the ability to address contraceptive needs of millions of women worldwide. Through their mobile devices, women everywhere can access free, effective, easy to use fertility apps like Dot, CycleBeads, and 2Day Method

If we truly want to address the needs of +214 million women worldwide w...

According to the World Health Organization's Family Planning and Contraception Fact Sheet there are many reasons why promoting family planning improves future outcomes for women, their families, and their communities. Investing in family planning provides a virtuous "pay it forward" effect by helping to reduce and/or p...

It's National Condom Week! And we thought it was the perfect opportunity to share some thoughts on "condom embarrassment".  Yes - it’s an actual thing with research behind it. 

Condom embarrassment refers to people’s embarrassment around purchasing, using, disposing of, and storing condoms, with purchasing being th...

Have you ever wondered who uses fertility awareness-based methods as contraception? The infographic below gives an interesting snapshot of who uses natural family planning methods in the United States.

1. One in five women have used a natural family planning method to prevent pregnancy. That means 20% of all women in th...

Having worked with natural birth control methods for the past fourteen years, we know that besides being viable, effective methods, they appeal to eco-conscientious people and people concerned about which substances they put in their bodies. And as one thing leads to another (*ahem*), other products associated with our...

Flowers are nice. Chocolates are nice too. But what's really gets our heart pumping are the people who believe in the importance of family planning. It's quick shout out to all those who support our work and our mission to reduce unintended pregnancies with family planning innovations that help address women's unmet co...

Recently we were asked why we choose to focus on fertility awareness-based methods that require only period tracking when there are other natural methods that track more indicators. After all, "isn’t more better“?

Our response?  We are all looking for the simplest possible solutions in our daily lives. In the case of fa...

“Dot users have a historical opportunity to advance the science of birth control and family planning,” said Leslie Heyer, president and founder of Cycle Technologies. “No fertility app has undergone such rigorous testing. Users who join our effort can help make free, effective fertility tools accessible to women throug...

Cycle Technologies recently held an event that showcased a series of ad campaigns to support the launch of the Dot Android app. The ads illustrate Dot's patent-pending family planning method and advanced technology.

“There are hundreds of period-tracker apps in the marketplace,” said Leslie Heyer, President and Founder of Cycle Technologies. “Dot™ is unique because it gives users accurate and reliable fertility information that they can use to effectively plan or prevent pregnancy.”

A new survey conducted by Lab 42 asked women between the ages of 18-39 the following question: "If you  knew it would work, would you use a fertility tracker to avoid pregnancy? The results are in!

Please reload

Study Finds Dot™ App Highly Effective at Preventing Pregnancy

3.25.2019

1/10
Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

Archive