07 Jul 2016

New Research: Rating of Fertility Apps for Avoiding Pregnancy

As we revealed last week, FACTS has been working on a project reviewing smartphone fertility apps on the market. Due to user demand, there are over 100 fertility apps on the market claiming to help women avoid pregnancy. While most apps are glorified calendar calculations, many of these apps claim incorporate fertility awareness based methods […]

30 Jun 2016

New Fertility App Study – Coming Soon!

One of the most common questions FACTS receives from doctors, women, and couples interested in charting their fertility using a fertility awareness based method is “Which fertility app is the best?” A quick iTunes or Google play search for “fertility awareness” reveals nearly 100 apps women can use to chart their fertility. This makes the […]

01 Apr 2015

Who is FACTS?

FACTS was founded in 2010 by two family physicians, Dr. Marguerite Duane and Dr. Bob Motley, in order to help spread evidence based information about fertility awareness based methods (FABMs) amongst their colleagues. Since then, many more people have joined FACTS, which is a collaborative project under the umbrella of the Family Medicine Education Consortium […]

11 Mar 2015

What is FACTS?

Welcome to the FACTS blog! We are delighted you are interested in learning more, so “What is FACTS?” The Fertility Appreciation Collaborative is a group of physicians, health care professionals, and educators working together to Teach the Science of natural or fertility awareness based methods of family planning.  The term natural family planning (NFP) may be […]