What is it about?
The aim of the paper is to provide an overview of the research literature on personal digital mobile health applications (mHealth apps) that track menstruation and fertility. These types are very popular as they are thought to promote personal choice, self-knowledge, and are seen as are affordable and accessible.
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Why is it important?
This work is important because it revals that there is little evidence-based research on the development and use of menstruation and fertility apps. With few exceptions, health professionals or users apps were not involved in the design of the application. Importantly, there is also limited regulation of menstruation and fertility apps.
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This page is a summary of: Use of menstruation and fertility app trackers: a scoping review of the evidence, BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health, April 2020, BMJ,
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