4 Useful Apps to Download for TTC
Trying for a baby is no easy task—it is both a physical and mental journey that can be frustrating, confusing, and exhausting. So, what if we told you there are apps you could download that can make this rollercoaster ride a little bit easier? We sifted through the App Store’s plethora of menstrual health and fertility tracking services to generate our top picks for you.
Clue is a staple for period tracking. It shines when it comes to tracking and predicting your period’s timeline as well as storing your symptoms like flow intensity and emotional state.
Many rave about Clue’s ability to predict menstrual cycles even for users with irregular cycles. These features come with many more in the free version of the app, but there is a premium version you can purchase to receive additional benefits like in-depth analysis of your cycle patterns, monthly emails with your cycle statistics, and pregnancy tracking mode.
All in all, this app is a great introduction to being more in tune with your cycles, which is a huge step while TTC.
Using proprietary algorithms based on cutting-edge fertility research, Ovia is one of the most accurate ovulation calculators and fertility trackers on the app store, even for women with irregular cycles!
Some of their best features for TTC include fertile window predictions, daily fertility scores, real-time health alerts based on your tracked symptoms, daily TTC tips, cycle insights, and access to over 2,000 expert articles on fertility, conception, and reproductive health.
The best part? It’s completely free, making it one of the best-valued solutions to your fertility uncertainties!
The Glow app is an extremely versatile tool for tracking your period and symptoms using 40 different health signals from sexual activity to Basal Body Temperature and more. Your partner or significant other can use it too, keeping their own log and seeing parts of yours as well.
One of the most exciting parts of Glow is their active “glow community,” where you can find a group for everything. With their premium version, you can take this community aspect a step further and private message other users and find friends going through a similar journey to yours and receive comparative insights.
They also have a secondary app for pregnancy, which is great to transition to once you have made it to that stage in your pregnancy journey!
Ever wish you had a gal pal you could confide in that had a plethora of accurate knowledge on all things fertility? Fertility Friend is just that!
This app goes above and beyond to introduce you to accurate fertility charting, including considerations like medications or supplements you are taking and allowing you to add additional things to track that may not currently be built into the system. You’re also able to overlay your charts and even compare your charts to other women’s on the app.
Like other apps on this list, Fertility Friend also has a premium version that unlocks more advanced analysis tools to monitor your cycles and fertility data as well as additional trackers once you get pregnant.
Flo Period & Ovulation Tracker - Flo uses machine learning to interpret your data for reliable period, ovulation, and fertility tracking.
Eve Period Tracker - Eve is an interactive cycle tracking app that bridges the gap of understanding how your menstrual cycle relates to your sexual experiences and health.
Life Period Tracker Calendar - If you're looking for a more simple, straightforward solution for ovulation tracking, Life Period Tracker Calendar has a variety of useful features like viewing your period history and an innovative calendar.
Whether you are looking for better ways to better understand your menstrual cycle, predict your most fertile days, or discover a community to support you, we hope these picks help shine a little more light on this uncertain journey that is TTC. For support in your journey, please reach out to me and schedule a consultation.