Prevent Pregnancy

Colours and Symbols for Prevent

If you are using the Natural Cycles app to Prevent a pregnancy, the fertile window is presented in a vibrant red color, and the non-fertile days are presented in vibrant green color. The contrast makes it easy ...

Why do I get so many red days?

If you just got started with Natural Cycles Prevent it’s normal to get more red days. Natural Cycles is getting to know your unique cycle and probably hasn’t detected your ovulation yet. It is highly individual...

How effective is Natural Cycles as a contraceptive?

The second clinical study on Natural Cycles showed that 7 women out of 100 got pregnant in 1 year (equivalent to a typical use Pearl Index of 7.0) when using Natural Cycles. Whereas only 0.5 women out of 100 go...

Protective methods for red days

Use protection on red days to effectively prevent a pregnancy, or abstain from vaginal penetration. The risk of getting pregnant is significantly higher on these days as you are very likely to be fertile. What ...

Red & Green days

Red, fertile, days You should use protection or abstain from vaginal intercourse on a red day, as you are fertile during these days. Until your ovulation has been confirmed you will get red days, this is necess...

After pregnancy and/or breastfeeding

When signing up for Natural Cycles, you can enter if you’ve recently been pregnant and if your cycle has started yet or not. This is valuable for the app to know, regardless of if your pregnancy ended in a live...

Emergency contraceptive methods

If you find yourself having to take an emergency contraceptive pill (also known as the morning after pill, or EC pill) there are some very important things to keep in mind. Because the hormones in the pill ...