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Cycle Technologies June Newsletter


We are so thankful for the support from the reproductive health community and from our users. We are continuing to advance and improve our contraceptive technologies (Dot, CycleBeads, and 2Day) to help tackle the unmet family planning needs of women globally. And we couldn’t do it without the support of this community.

In the past year alone, almost 1 million people have been introduced to these family planning options, and used them for pregnancy prevention, pregnancy planning or just for informational purposes. Your feedback and support have helped us improve these technologies and expand access to them.

Check out all of this season’s highlights in this newsletter.


Leslie Heyer

CycleBeads App: Global Impact

Can we address unmet family planning need with mobile technology?


We've worked closely with researchers to see how the CycleBeads Android app works in a number of low-resource countries with high unmet contraceptive need. These countries include Ghana, India, Jordan, Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali, and Madagascar.


The CycleBeads app

- Attracts a high percentage of new users to family planning.

- Addresses unmet family planning need.

- Can be distributed directly to end users through efficient and compelling digital marketing campaigns.

Interested in learning more? Check out highlights of "Scale Up of a Contraceptive App" here.

Dot's New Health Alert Feature

New Health Alerts Feature in Dot Fertility Period Tracker


We're pleased to announce that we've made a few enhancements to Dot iOS* based on user feedback. The latest updates include a new Health Alert Feature, data back-up reminders, and improved notification messages that are more accessible. Tell us what you think! Suggestions can be sent to Hello@DotTheApp.com.

* The health alert feature and data back-up reminders will be coming to Dot Android soon!

Are Fertility Awareness Based Methods and the "Rhythm Method" the same?

Fertility Awareness Based Methods vs. Rhythm Method

We hear a lot from people who are confused about the difference between a “fertility awareness-based family planning method” and the “rhythm method”. What’s more, many people have no idea that there are actually several different types of fertility awareness methods that have been well tested and proven effective. Learn more about the different types of fertility awareness methods and how they differ from the “rhythm method” in this recent article here.

Press Room Highlight Reel

Cycle Technologies Press Room


In case you missed it, check out a few of the featured news stories that highlight Cycle Technologies and our work. Visit our media room here for more CT News!

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Cycle Technologies is a social impact company focused on women's health. Our mission is to prevent unintended pregnancies and help people have the families they want when they are ready. Products include CycleBeads®, TwoDay™, and Dot™ - used by millions of women worldwide and implemented in more than 60 countries as part of their health programs. Connect with us anytime! Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, or drop us a line at Info@CycleTechnologies.com.

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