Sexual health apps you should download
A lot of us use our smartphones to access social media or instant messaging apps but there are also apps that are useful like sexual and reproductive health apps. Here are 4 useful apps that will help you get smarter about your sexual and reproductive health.
Keeping track of your period can be a bit tricky, especially if you’re unfamiliar with your menstrual cycle. The Period Tracker enables you to keep track of your cycle, fertility, period and ovulation. It also sends you a reminder of your next menstruation cycle. It is compatible with Android and iOS and you can download it here:
Check Yourself! - Breast Self-Check Schedule
Doing a regular breast self-check exam is important but many of us tend to forget about it. This app allows you to set monthly reminders and it gives you step-by-step guidelines on how to perform this exam correctly.
myPill Birth Control Reminder
If you’re on a short-term contraceptive, especially the pill, then you know how easy it is to forget to take it on time - or at all. This app comes in handy because it sends you reminders to take your pill at the same time on a daily basis.
My Sex Doctor
What happens when you have a sex-related question during the weekend when I am not available on Ask Choma or you’re scared of asking your healthcare provider? My Sex Doctor contains all of the information that you may need on topics such as puberty, relationships, body changes, sex and sexuality, as well as tips on how to reduce the risks of STIs and an unplanned pregnancy.
With the use of technology, smartphones and Apps are changing our lives because we can literally get any information that we want. These apps are created to make our lives easier and to expand our knowledge and understanding of our own bodies - which is always a good thing.
Remember, if you or a friend need advice or help, you can contact me here on Ask Choma, send me a Facebook Message, a Twitter DM, or a WhatsApp Message (071 172 3657).
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