We’ve all been there. You wake up on the first morning of your much-anticipated vacation to discover you’ve started your period.
How could you forget it was that time of the month?
If you’re tired of being surprised by your cycle, it’s time to start keeping track. Fortunately, tracking your period nowadays is easier than ever with smartphone apps.
Top Period Tracking Smartphone Apps
Here are four of the best smartphone apps we’ve found for tracking your period:
- Clue – Clue is the most popular period tracker with more than 2.5 million users. It has 31 different tracking categories including mood, energy level, and sleep. The analysis section will give you a lot of detailed insight into your cycle.
- Glow – This app is great if you’re trying to get pregnant because it also includes many fertility features. The creators claim that they’ve helped over 20,000 couples get pregnant within the first year of trying.
- Period Tracker – If you’re not the type of person who likes a lot of bells and whistles, this may be the app for you. It’s a simple calendar that allows you to track the days of each period. (For iPhones and Android phones.)
- Pink Pad – For people who like social apps, Pink Pad is for you. This app allows you to ask questions or share stories with other users.
Your cycle affects all parts of your body including your sleep, mood, libido, skin, and hair. Tracking your period can help you understand your body better.
Not only will you know when to expect your period, but you’ll also learn when to expect other side effects like sleeplessness, moodiness, or breakouts. You’ll also be able to spot irregularities and talk to your doctor about specifics if needed.
For more information, visit our knowledge center article Tracking Your Period and Why it’s Important.