Fertility Trackers: How to Choose the Right One for You | Be Well Medical

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Choosing the best fertility tracker can be a daunting task. With so many apps and devices available on the market, knowing what features are most important when selecting a fertility tracker is essential. This blog post will discuss some of the best fertility trackers on the market and how they can help you keep track of your cycle and other reproductive health information.

Basal Body Temperature Tracking

Basal body temperature (BBT) tracking is one of the oldest ways to track fertility. It involves taking your temperature each morning before getting out of bed and recording it in an app or on paper. By monitoring your temperature over time, you can see patterns that indicate ovulation has occurred. BBT tracking apps also give you access to charts that make it easier to monitor changes in temperature from month-to-month.

Ovulation Predictor Kits

Ovulation predictor kits (OPKs) are another popular way to track fertility. These kits measure hormone levels in urine which can help you pinpoint when ovulation is likely to occur. As with BBT tracking, OPKs allow you to chart hormone changes from month to month to understand your cycle better and how it changes over time.

Digital Fertility Trackers

Finally, several new digital fertility trackers use sensors to measure everything from body temperature to hormone levels more accurately than ever before. These devices often involve wearable patches or other sensors placed on the skin that measure hormones throughout the day and night, giving users real-time feedback on their reproductive health status. This device may be more expensive than traditional methods, but it offers unparalleled accuracy and convenience for those looking for comprehensive data about their bodies.

No matter which type of fertility tracker you choose, it’s important to remember that they are not 100% accurate at predicting ovulation or other aspects of reproductive health — but they do offer valuable insight into changes in your cycle over time so that you can better understand your body’s unique needs and patterns. With so many fertility trackers available today, there is sure to be one that meets your individual needs — so take some time to explore all the options before deciding.

Nichole Shiffler, NMD Dr. Nichole Shiffler is a naturopathic primary care physician and medical director of Be Well Medical Primary Care. Dr. Shiffler focuses her practice on women's and pediatric medicine. Dr. Shiffler also has an extensive history of treating irregular menstrual cycles, thyroid disease, menopause, acne, PCOS, and diabetes. She utilizes nutrition and herbal medicine to deliver an effective treatment plan to her patients. Dr. Shiffler is available for patient care at Be Well Medical Primary Care. Call (480) 219-9900 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Shiffler.

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