The sexual health charity FPA, the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health of the Royal College of

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The sexual health charity FPA, the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FSRH) and Dr Cecilia Pyper of the University of Oxford and FertilityUK said
that these kind of apps often have complicated instructions that need to be strictly followed, if they are to be effective.
Dr Elina Berglund, co-founder of Natural Cycles, said: "Women around the world are interested in exploring effective non-hormonal, non-invasive forms of contraception -
and now they have a new, clinically verified and regulatory approved option to choose from
But while sexual experts agreed fertility awareness apps have great potential to broaden contraception choice - three organisations warned on Thursday
that being classed as a medical device doesn’t guarantee the app will effectively prevent pregnancy.
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Sexual health experts say more research is needed into the effectiveness of fertility tracking apps in preventing pregnancy.
Natural Cycles was approved as a class IIb medical device by Tüv Süd, which means
it can now be marketed as a hormone-free, non-invasive contraceptive option.
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