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Natural Cycles Aims to Help Educate Healthcare Professionals on Digital Birth Control with Dedicated Online Portal

The Natural Cycles for Healthcare Professionals portal showcases the benefits of Natural Cycles’ groundbreaking birth control app to those in the healthcare profession

The first birth control app available in the U.S. and Europe, Natural Cycles, delivered in the form of a smartphone application, is a digital fertility awareness-based contraceptive that uses an intelligent algorithm to conveniently and accurately determine a woman’s daily fertility using her basal body temperature. A dedicated portal for those in the healthcare profession, Natural Cycles for Healthcare Professionals, provides an in-depth insight into the research behind the Natural Cycles app and includes specialist resources such as an independent expert fact sheet on Natural Cycles, advice on counseling patients, and helpful patient brochures.

The Natural Cycles app takes a user’s basal body temperature and other data and builds it into a personalized fertility indicator that informs her when she needs to use protection in order to minimize the chance of conception. The Natural Cycles app can also be used to help plan a pregnancy when the time is right.

Natural Cycles for Healthcare Professionals reveals that Natural Cycles is supported by extensive and ever-growing clinical evidence. The Pearl Index of Natural Cycles, for example, for typical use, has been evaluated in a prospective, observational, peer-reviewed study involving over 20,000 women, according to Natural Cycles.

Other peer-reviewed publications include ‘Advantages of determining the fertile window with the individualized Natural Cycles algorithm over calendar-based methods,’ ‘Investigating the impact of previous contraceptive choice on unintended pregnancy risk,’ ‘Pilot effectiveness study of Natural Cycles for pregnancy prevention,’ and ‘Identification and prediction of the fertile window using Natural Cycles.’

Further conference abstracts and scientific posters, meanwhile, include ‘Analysis of menstrual cycle data from a fertility awareness-based mobile application,’ ‘Impact of sleep habit on the contraceptive effectiveness of a fertility awareness-based app,’ Impact of cycle regularity on contraceptive effectiveness,’ and ‘Conception probability using the Natural Cycles app when planning a pregnancy.’

Natural Cycles for Healthcare Professionals explains that more options are needed for women seeking effective, non-hormonal, and non-invasive contraception. Natural Cycles serves to increase choice for women by providing them with a natural contraceptive that’s available for use in Europe and the U.S., and which is 93 percent effective with typical use and 98 percent effective with perfect use based on peer-reviewed clinical studies.

A European Union notified body and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have classified Natural Cycles as a medical device intended for use as contraception. In Europe, Natural Cycles is classified as a class IIb medical device, and, in the U.S., as class II.

Natural Cycles for Healthcare Professionals contains information intended for healthcare professionals. To visit Natural Cycles for Healthcare Professionals, head to https://www.naturalcycles.com/hcp/. For the public website, meanwhile, visit https://www.naturalcycles.com/.

Natural Cycles Survey Reveals Changing Attitudes to Natural Birth Control

Recent CYCLE survey, undertaken in partnership with Natural Cycles, builds a richer picture of the current birth control landscape.

A study of more than 4,000 women and almost 500 healthcare professionals surrounding today’s natural birth control landscape, contraceptive survey ‘CYCLE’ was conducted by Natural Cycles in partnership with a leading market research firm late last year. Designed to build a more vibrant picture of the need for natural methods of birth control and attitudes to fertility based approaches, Natural Cycles’ Elina Berglund explains how the survey has helped the company to better understand feelings toward natural contraception.

“First and foremost, it’s about fully understanding attitudes to natural birth control,” explains Berglund, Natural Cycles CEO and co-founder, of the recent study.

The CYCLE survey, conducted by Natural Cycles, the company behind the Natural Cycles digital contraceptive app, in partnership with Dynata, formerly Research Now, a leading global market research firm based in Plano, Texas, was designed to build a richer picture of the current natural birth control landscape, including the unmet need for natural options, and the attitudes of women and healthcare professionals toward fertility based methods.

Some 4,023 women and a further 499 healthcare professionals from the United States, the United Kingdom, and Germany took part in the survey in August 2018. CYCLE found that, when choosing a birth control method, 91 percent of American women rated effectiveness as either an ‘important’ or ‘very important’ consideration.

“Factors associated specifically with natural methods, however, were also rated as important or very important by many women,” reveals Berglund. Indeed, 43 percent of American women not currently using birth control stated that they chose not to do so because they’re opposed to taking hormones.

Among German participants, this number increases to 56 percent, while in the United Kingdom, it falls to 36 percent, according to Natural Cycles CEO Berglund. “Overall, these and other similar results from the CYCLE survey demonstrate that there’s an unmet need for effective, natural birth control options,” she adds.

Central to Natural Cycles’ concept, and the basis for the Natural Cycles app, are fertility awareness-based methods. Fertility awareness-based methods determine the fertile and infertile phases of a woman’s menstrual cycle so that she may abstain from sex or use protection on fertile days to avoid pregnancy. According to Berglund, this method is based on regular monitoring of fertility biomarkers such as cycle length, cervical mucus, and so-called basal body temperature.

Natural Cycles’ CYCLE survey found that, among American women, over 40 percent suggested that they would consider using fertility awareness-based methods. “The most common reason given for this,” Berglund reveals, “was because they wished to better understand their body and cycle.”

A total of 47 percent of American participants responded this way. Between 37 and 45 percent of participants, meanwhile, gave reasons including seeking an option which had no negative impact on their health, body, or mind; seeking a more natural approach to birth control; and seeking greater personal control over their body and fertility.

The CYCLE survey also demonstrated that healthcare professionals across the board were underestimating women’s interest in fertility awareness-based methods of birth control. “While the CYCLE survey suggested that between 58 and 63 percent of healthcare professionals believed that fewer than 20 percent of women would be interested, we learned that this number was, in fact, actually as high as 41 percent,” reveals Berglund.

The findings from the CYCLE survey, Natural Cycles say, therefore reveal a need for greater education around fertility awareness-based methods among women and healthcare professionals alike, in order to improve the level of care and support for those seeking natural forms of birth control.

“The insights from the survey drive a call to action for healthcare professionals to respond to women who proactively request information about natural methods of birth control,” suggests Berglund, “and for advocacy groups to build upon existing resources to further support these women.”

“By improving education and communications around the full range of options available,” she adds, wrapping up, “more women will, as a result, be able to find a method of birth control that truly suits their individual requirements.”

Natural Cycles was founded by Elina Berglund and Raoul Scherwitzl, a couple who, at the time, were seeking an effective method of birth control which was non-invasive and hormone-free. Today, Natural Cycles is responsible for the first and only birth control application available for download in the United States and Europe, making the Natural Cycles app a groundbreaking piece of technology in the burgeoning digital contraceptive landscape.

To learn more about Natural Cycles, or to download the Natural Cycles app, head to https://www.naturalcycles.com/.

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Natural Cycles Reviews Continue to Demonstrate Efficacy for the App’s Pregnancy Planning Mode

As users approach 1 million and reviews for the Natural Cycles app top 30,000 across Apple and Android devices, new feedback praises the natural birth control app’s ‘plan’ mode.

While Natural Cycles is perhaps best known as a contraceptive solution designed to prevent pregnancy, the intelligent, non-hormonal birth control app-which learns users’ unique menstrual cycles-can also be used to successfully plan a pregnancy. When users are ready to start a family, Natural Cycles‘ ‘Plan a Pregnancy’ mode is on hand to make switching from preventing to planning easy. Four Natural Cycles app users share their experiences with Plan a Pregnancy.

“After using the app for around 18 months, we decided to switch to ‘plan pregnancy,'” explains Natural Cycles app user Gina. “My boyfriend was still slightly skeptical,” she adds, “but after switching the app from ‘prevent’ to ‘plan,’ we conceived on the first attempt.”

“I believe this was down to knowing my fertile periods,” Gina continues, “but also my body wasn’t clogged with artificial chemicals, and this was thanks to Natural Cycles.”

“I’ve been using Natural Cycles for seven months,” reveals another user. “It was completely accurate in predicting my periods and alerting me as to when I was most or least fertile.”

They continue, “When I switched to ‘plan’ mode, as I was ready to fall pregnant, I followed the recommendations about my peak fertility and fell pregnant straight away.”

Natural Cycles app user Polly, meanwhile, explains how she was on the contraceptive pill for 15 years before deciding to use Natural Cycles to plan a pregnancy. “I’d been on the pill for 15 years and was told by my GP that it would take a couple of years for everything to settle down so I could get pregnant,” says Polly. “That didn’t happen, however,” she reveals, “and six weeks later, after using the Natural Cycles app, I was pregnant with my little girl who was born in March.”

Natural Cycles made figuring out fertile days so much easier,” says Polly. “Highly recommended!” adds the delighted Natural Cycles app user.

A final user testimonial collected by Natural Cycles from Natural Cycles app user Sammi, from Arvada, Colorado, praises the app for allowing her to know her body better than ever before, and giving her relief knowing things about her cycle which she didn’t know previously.

Natural Cycles has become such a positive part of my life,” she also adds, wrapping up her testimonial, “and I’ll continue to use Natural Cycles to help with pregnancy as well, when the time comes too!”

Natural Cycles works by analyzing basal body temperature – users’ lowest resting body temperatures, which can be measured first thing in the morning with a basal thermometer. Due to a rise in basal body temperature after ovulation, the app’s algorithm is able to detect the fertile window and can tell users when they’re at peak fertility.

To find out more about Natural Cycles‘ Plan a Pregnancy mode, visit https://www.naturalcycles.com/plan-pregnancy/.

Natural Cycles Highlights the Importance of Contraceptive Choice

Natural Cycles’ co-founder explains why birth control choice is so important, and why Natural Cycles wants to lead the digital health revolution.

Every woman is different, and with no ‘one size fits all’ answer to birth control, Natural Cycles is on a mission to revolutionize the current contraceptive landscape.Co-founder of the company and responsible for the Natural Cycles app, CEO Elina Berglund explains why she believes that contraceptive choice is so important.

“There truly is no ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to birth control,” explains Berglund, “because every woman is different, with different needs and priorities that can change over the course of her reproductive life.”

For those seeking effective, non-hormonal, and non-invasive birth control, there are very few options available. “Natural Cycles, however,” Berglund says, “may offer a new choice to meet their needs.” Berglund

According to Natural Cycles, research has demonstrated that women who opt for a method of birth control which doesn’t align with their ideal personal preferences may be less likely to use it properly, or to stick with using it at all. “This, of course,” says Berglund, “may increase her risk of an unintended or unplanned pregnancy.”

“That’s why,” adds the Natural Cycles co-founder, “contraceptive choice is so, so important.”

So, what is Natural Cycles? “Natural Cycles is an effective, entirely natural method of birth control, conveniently delivered in the form of a smartphone app,” Berglund explains.

The Natural Cycles app, which was developed by Berglund, a former member of the European Organization for Nuclear Research, known as CERN, uses, she says, a smart algorithm that is sensitive to subtle patterns in a woman’s individual menstrual cycle to determine her daily fertility. “This,” adds the former CERN physicist turned app developer and entrepreneur, “is based on basal body temperature, as well as her period data.”

“Often I’m asked, ‘Is Natural Cycles effective?'” Berglund goes on. She then points to one of the most extensive clinical studies of its kind, which included 22,785 women through 224,563 menstrual cycles across two years.

“According to the peer-reviewed clinical study, the Natural Cycles app was proven to be 93 percent effective with typical use,” adds Berglund, wrapping up, “and 98 percent effective with perfect use, well ahead of other less effective methods of traditional contraception.”

Natural Cycles was founded by Elina Berglund and Raoul Scherwitzl, a couple who, at the time, were seeking an effective method of birth control which was non-invasive and hormone-free. Today, Natural Cycles is responsible for the first and only birth control application available for download in the United States and Europe, making the Natural Cycles app a groundbreaking piece of technology in the burgeoning digital contraceptive landscape.

To learn more about Natural Cycles, or to download the Natural Cycles app, head to https://www.naturalcycles.com/.

Natural Cycles Shares It’s Fascinating Founders’ Story

Pair behind cutting edge birth control and pregnancy planning app Natural Cycles share their story.

Established when the company’s founders were themselves in search of a natural, non-invasive, and effective form of contraception, birth control and pregnancy planning app Natural Cycles is now more than six years in the making and boasts more than 900,000 users. CE marked in Europe and cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use as birth control, the pair behind the Natural Cycles app share a small portion of their fascinating story.

Natural Cycles was founded in 2013 by Elina Berglund and her husband, Raoul Scherwitzl. As a former member of the European Organization for Nuclear Research, known as CERN, the largest particle physics laboratory in the world, Berglund was part of the team that discovered the Higgs Boson particle. This, she reveals, was one of the most significant discoveries ever made in particle physics. “The discovery,” says the Natural Cycles CEO and co-founder, “went on to win a Nobel Prize.”

Scherwitzl, too, has a background in particle physics. “In addition to my background in particle physics, I’d always aspired to be an entrepreneur, using my knowledge of physics to make an impact within society,” he explains.

The idea for the Natural Cycles app was first conceived when Berglund and Scherwitzl began to think about starting a family. “I’d stopped using hormonal birth control, and, in my search for a natural alternative, I learned that a woman’s body temperature changes throughout her menstrual cycle,” says Berglund. The Natural Cycles co-founder then started analyzing her own temperature and applying her statistical knowledge from particle physics to detect ovulation and map out her fertile days. “The more entrenched I became in my own fertility data, the more I was learning about my body,” she explains.

Using the techniques she’d learned through the Higgs Boson project, Berglund created an algorithm to analyze temperature readings to identify fertile and infertile days. “It was Raoul who first suggested that we turn my fertility algorithm into an app, to allow others to benefit from our innovation,” she adds. Berglund then spent the next year perfecting her algorithm and learning how to code an app. “It was then that Natural Cycles was born,” she reveals.

From their background in scientific research, Berglund and Scherwitzl knew that a crucial step in making Natural Cycles a success would involve gathering clinical data to support the efficacy of the app in preventing pregnancy.

The pair have remained committed to continuing clinical research and, in 2017, took part in one of the most extensive studies ever of its kind tied to birth control, conducted and published in the peer-reviewed journal Contraception in partnership with scientists from the Karolinska Institute and other research centers.

In the same year, Natural Cycles became the first, and so far only, app to be CE marked for use as birth control in Europe. Eighteen months later, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration also granted the same clearance for Natural Cycles, making it the first application of its kind in the United States.

So, what does the future hold for Natural Cycles? “Right now, we’re pioneering an era in which women are more aware and in control of their bodies than ever before,” says Berglund. “Moving forward, we want to continue to empower women to take control of their fertility,” she adds,, “whether that’s to prevent a pregnancy, or to plan one.”

To learn more about Natural Cycles, or to download the Natural Cycles app, head to https://www.naturalcycles.com/.

Natural Cycles App’s Creators Reveal Their Inspiration

Team behind revolutionary birth control and pregnancy planning app Natural Cycles reveal their inspiration.

Responsible for the groundbreaking Natural Cycles app, a revolutionary piece of technology in the emerging digital contraceptive sector, Natural Cycles CEO Elina Berglund reveals the inspiration behind the company’s birth control and pregnancy planning solution, as well as what drives constant innovation and continued updates six years on from Natural Cycles’ launch back in 2013.

“We were inspired to create Natural Cycles after seeking an effective method of birth control which was non-invasive and hormone-free,” explains Berglund, co-founder of Natural Cycles alongside her partner, Raoul Scherwitzl, “only to find that what we were looking for didn’t yet exist.”

Today, Natural Cycles is responsible for the first and only birth control application available for download in the United States and Europe, making the Natural Cycles app a groundbreaking piece of technology in the growing digital contraceptive landscape.

Since the launch of the Natural Cycles app in 2013, updates and improvements have been largely inspired by feedback from users. “Updates come from consumer feedback,” says Berglund. “Natural Cycles’ mission is to improve women’s health worldwide, and in order to do so, we need to consistently listen to them,” she adds.

According to Berglund, Natural Cycles‘ product team routinely surveys its customers on a number of aspects. “Our product team routinely surveys our customers on product pain points, improvements, and ideas to innovate,” reveals the company’s CEO.

“Our goal is to give something back with the data and information women put into Natural Cycles,” she continues, “and we want our predictions to provide knowledge, and empower women how to act – however they choose, but with more information.”

Comprehensive analysis of users’ menstrual cycle parameters, according to Natural Cycles, provides important insight into the physiology of menstrual cycles among the general population, which is not widely known. “Using this information, our analysis reveals important knowledge on menstrual cycle characteristics in a real-world population of women,” explains Berglund. One such revelation, she points out, is the finding that menstrual cycles are considerably varied, with only 13 percent of women having cycles that last 28 days.

Apps such as Natural Cycles generate large amounts of data on the menstrual cycle and, provided that such real-world data can be validated against traditional clinical studies completed in a controlled environment, there is, it’s believed, the enormous potential to uncover new scientific discoveries.

New updates to the Natural Cycles app intend to help connect the dots around emotions, feelings and lifestyle, and how they’re impacted by every woman’s unique cycle. “Such updates will help to further separate Natural Cycles from other emerging pieces of digital contraceptive technology,” suggests Berglund. Any app, she says, can track, but Natural Cycles aims to continuously use data to help connect the dots and provide knowledge that is not clear otherwise.

“These updates, like all our updates,” Berglund adds, wrapping up, “are to let women learn more about their bodies and how everything connects.”

To learn more about Natural Cycles, or to download the Natural Cycles app, head to https://www.naturalcycles.com/.

Natural Cycles App Uncovers Real-World Insight Into More Than Half a Million Menstrual Cycles

Revolutionary birth control app Natural Cycles provides a real-world insight into the characteristics of over 600,000 menstrual cycles.

Using anonymous data from real-world users of the Natural Cycles birth control and pregnancy planning app, researchers have now been able to study more than half a million menstrual cycles in incredible detail. From cycle characteristics by user age and cycle length to the validation of the estimated day of ovulation provided by the Natural Cycles app, the research has now been made available in full by Nature Digital Medicine, which serves the medical community by publishing its most significant discoveries.

In total, 17.4 million non-deviating basal body temperature measurements and 1.4 million menstrual cycles were recorded by 124,648 anonymized users of the Natural Cycles app. 80 percent of these users reported starting using the app with the intention of preventing pregnancy, while 20 percent started using Natural Cycles to successfully plan a pregnancy.

Apps such as Natural Cycles generate large amounts of data on the menstrual cycle and, provided that such real-world data can be validated against traditional clinical studies there is enormous potential to uncover new scientific discoveries.

Of 1.4 million cycles recorded by users eligible for the study, around half were excluded for reasons ranging from pregnancy to no ovulation detected. In total, 612,613 cycles were ultimately included in the study. The study was able to demonstrate cycle characteristics by cycle length, user age, BMI, and more. The study was also able to successfully provide validation of the estimated day of ovulation offered by the Natural Cycles app.

“In the study, we analyzed the key characteristics of more than 600,000 menstrual cycles,” explains Natural Cycles CEO and co-founder Elina Berglund. This comprehensive analysis of menstrual cycle parameters, Berglund says, provides important insight into the physiology of menstrual cycles among the general population, which is not widely known. “Using this large data set, our analysis reveals important information on menstrual cycle characteristics in a real-world population of women,” she adds.

One such revelation is the finding that menstrual cycles are considerably varied, with only 13 percent of women having cycles that last 28 days.

According to Berglund, knowledge and understanding of women’s menstrual cycles, fertile periods, and ovulation days is important both for individuals and for those working in the healthcare profession providing reproductive health services. “Such data is also incredibly valuable for fertility educators,” adds the Natural Cycles CEO, wrapping up, “to support education surrounding female fertility and addressing knowledge gaps across both the general public and the medical community.”

To view the full open-access article, titled ‘Real-world menstrual cycle characteristics of more than 600,000 menstrual cycles,’ first published on August 27, 2019, visit https://www.nature.com/articles/s41746-019-0152-7/.

Natural Cycles was founded by Elina Berglund and Raoul Scherwitzl, a couple who, at the time, were seeking an effective method of birth control which was non-invasive and hormone-free. Today, Natural Cycles is responsible for the first and only birth control application available for download in the United States and Europe, making the Natural Cycles app a groundbreaking piece of technology in the burgeoning digital contraceptive landscape. To find out more, head to https://www.naturalcycles.com/.

Natural Cycles Review Praises App’s Ability to Teach One User About Her Cycle and Body

Birth control and pregnancy planning app Natural Cycles continues to receive praise and 5-star reviews from users across the United States and globally.

From helping one user to better understand her cycle and how her body works to reviews calling the birth control and pregnancy planning app ‘life-changing’ and ‘a game-changer,’ five Natural Cycles users offer a personal insight into their experiences with the Natural Cycles app. This comes as the application, proven to be up to 98% effective according to peer-reviewed clinical studies, continues to attract thousands of positive reviews on Google Play and Apple’s App Store.

“I was about to get married, and while we didn’t want kids right away, I knew that we might be ready in a couple of years,” explains Tacoma, a Natural Cycles user from the western Texas city of Midland, in her Natural Cycles review.

Having discussed matters with her spouse-to-be, Tacoma and her partner decided to switch to Natural Cycles. “I talked about it with my then-fiance,” she reveals, “and we decided to switch to Natural Cycles so that when we were ready, we’d hopefully have less time to wait before getting pregnant.”

In her Natural Cycles review, Tacoma goes on to explain how she loves the app’s tips, reminders, and other information on offer. “I love all the tips, reminders, and information Natural Cycles sends,” suggests the newlywed in her in-depth review of the Natural Cycles app. “They’ve helped me,” she continues, “to learn more about my cycle and my body.”

Tacoma then wraps up by further praising Natural Cycles’ ability to teach her more about the ways in which her body works, admitting that there was still so much that she didn’t know prior to downloading the Natural Cycles app. “I thought I had a fairly good understanding of how everything worked,” she admits, “but there is so much I didn’t know.”

Tacoma’s sentiments are echoed in a number of similarly delighted reviews from Natural Cycles users, including Emily from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Sammi from Arvada, Colorado, Veronica from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Genieva from San Diego, California. “Natural Cycles changed the game,” says Emily, while Sammi adds, “It’s changed my life!”

Veronica, from Philadelphia, meanwhile, adds, “It’s a beautiful thing to feel in touch with your body, to know that I am taking care of myself, and also preventing pregnancy, but doing it naturally.”

Genieva reiterates many of the same sentiments but also goes on to add, “I love remembering, as well, when I should be doing breast exams,” highlighting another important feature of the Natural Cycles app.

Proven to be 93 percent effective with typical use and 98 percent effective with perfect use according to peer-reviewed clinical studies, and fully approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration since 2018, the pioneering birth control application now enjoys an average rating of 4.8/5 based on thousands of App Store reviews.

Natural Cycles was founded by Elina Berglund and Raoul Scherwitzl, a couple who, at the time, were seeking an effective method of birth control which was non-invasive and hormone-free. Today, Natural Cycles is responsible for the first and only birth control application available for download in the United States and Europe, making the Natural Cycles app a groundbreaking piece of technology in the burgeoning digital contraceptive landscape.

To read all of the above Natural Cycles reviews in full, visit https://www.naturalcycles.com/en/contraception/stories/. For more information about Natural Cycles, meanwhile, or to download the Natural Cycles app, head to https://www.naturalcycles.com/.

Natural Cycles Reviews Demonstrate Users’ Love for the Pioneering Birth Control Application

From pregnancy prevention to successful planning, thousands of users continue to praise Natural Cycles as App Store reviews for the birth control application approach six thousand

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / October 7, 2019 / From ‘best idea ever’ and ‘great app’ to ‘life-changing,’ ‘amazing,’ and much more, user reviews for Natural Cycles continue to flood in from around the world. Proven to be 93 percent effective with typical use and 98 percent effective with perfect use according to peer-reviewed clinical studies, and fully approved by the FDA since 2018, the pioneering Natural Cycles application now enjoys an average rating of 4.7/5 based on almost 6,000 App Store reviews.

“Fully recommend the app!” says Natural Cycles user Nel in her review of the application, in which she explains how her previous hormonal contraception had caused her to become angry and to gain weight, following which she decided to quit taking the pill forever. Now a long-term user of Natural Cycles, Nel has used the app both for pregnancy prevention and for planning. “I used the app for half a year to prevent pregnancy, and then to become pregnant,” she explains, “and we managed to conceive on the first attempt!”

“The verdict? Amazing!” adds a delighted Nel in her 5-star Natural Cycles review.

“Take the power back,” begins another 5-star Natural Cycles review from app user Snow, who goes on to reveal how she’s recommended the digital app to friends and family following her own positive experience with Natural Cycles. “If you don’t need to take hormonal birth control and don’t want to, this is definitely worth trying,” she suggests of the app. “I love it,” Snow adds, wrapping up her Natural Cycles review.

Another 5-star review from Natural Cycles user Mrs. Fox praises the application for its natural, hormone-free approach. “I’m loving it,” she explains, “and my husband-to-be is equally interested [in the Natural Cycles app].”

“Go get it!” suggests a delighted Mrs. Fox, concluding her own highly insightful Natural Cycles review.

A user for more than a year, another Natural Cycles review from Megan praises the birth control app for helping her to understand her cycle. “I feel comforted by this,” she explains, “and more in tune with my body.”

Countless further 5-star reviews go on to call Natural Cycles, among other things, ‘the best idea ever,’ ‘a great app,’ ‘life-changing,’ ‘amazing,’ and more.

“Natural Cycles has changed my whole view on birth control. After years of issues with hormone-based products, natural cycles has helped me understand my body and get back to feeling more connected with myself and my partner. I adore this app not just for how it works but also all the helpful messages and reminders along the day.,” adds a final straight-to-business 5-star review from a further anonymous Natural Cycles user.

Praising the app for its simplicity and modern approach to contraception, they end their Natural Cycles review on a simple point: “I can’t recommend this app enough!”

Natural Cycles was founded by Elina Berglund and Raoul Scherwitzl, a couple who, at the time, were seeking an effective method of birth control which was non-invasive and hormone-free. Today, Natural Cycles is responsible for the first and only birth control application available for download in the United States and Europe, making the Natural Cycles app a pioneering piece of technology in the burgeoning digital contraceptive landscape.

To learn more about Natural Cycles and the Natural Cycles app, visit https://www.naturalcycles.com/.

Natural Cycles CEO explains company’s pioneering mission

Elina Berglund, CEO and co-founder of Natural Cycles, provides a behind the scenes look at the underlying mission driving the business and birth control app.

Natural Cycles is the first and only birth control app available in the United States and Europe, pioneering, as a result, the currently growing digital contraceptive landscape. In August 2018, the company was cleared by the Food and Drug Administration and, since then, has been heavily focused on increasing its U.S. user base. Co-founder and CEO of the organization, based between New York City and Stockholm, Sweden, Elina Berglund provides a closer look at Natural Cycles’ pioneering mission.

Natural Cycles was founded by Elina Berglund and her partner, Raoul Scherwitzl, after the couple set out to find an effective method of birth control which was non-invasive and hormone-free. “Our mission is to pioneer women’s health by providing every woman with the knowledge which she needs to be in charge of her health,” explains Berglund. “At Natural Cycles, we’re a team of over 25 different nationalities, working across five countries and two continents,” she adds.

“Furthermore,” Berglund continues, “we have an overall gender diversity of 30/70, and over 50 percent women working with technology in our R&D department.”

Berglund goes on to reveal that, at Natural Cycles, the team has been through some tough times as pioneers in the digital contraceptive space. “We have, however, proven that our method works, and that it can be counted on as an option among others in the contraceptive landscape,” adds the Natural Cycles CEO.

The Natural Cycles app, the company claims, allows individuals to take contraception into their own hands. The contraceptive application is proven to be 93 percent effective with typical use, and 98 percent effective with perfect use, according to peer-reviewed clinical studies.

Still, according to Berglund, trust remains hard to build for disruptive innovations within the contraceptive landscape, and misconceptions about Natural Cycles’ effectiveness still linger. “This has made our performance marketing machinery run less smoothly than a year ago,” she admits.

“With that said,” Berglund adds, wrapping up, “what we absolutely have in common at Natural Cycles is our passion for the product, our fighting spirit, and our love for fun.”

Natural Cycles was founded by Elina Berglund and Raoul Scherwitzl, a couple who, at the time, were seeking an effective method of birth control which was non-invasive and hormone-free. Today, Natural Cycles is responsible for the first and only birth control application available for download in the United States and Europe, making the Natural Cycles app a pioneering piece of technology in the burgeoning digital contraceptive landscape.

To learn more about Natural Cycles and the Natural Cycles app, visit https://www.naturalcycles.com/.