iPeriod. Yes, there’s an app for that


We were out walking and got to talking about that time of the month. I asked my friend when she was supposed to start. That’s when she pulled out her iPhone and started punching. Then she told me the date.

What the … ?

“I just checked iPeriod to see when I’m supposed to start,” she said.

Seriously, there’s an app for that. And it’s on sale for $1.99 at iTunes right now.

If you’re trying to get pregnant (or not!) this is a cool tool. Among other things, it remembers your last period dates, predicts your future 12 periods (vacation planning made easier) and predicts ovulation and fertility.

Of course, in the Frequently-Asked-Questions section, they make the point that you shouldn’t become too dependent on your phone for pregnancy prevention. Amazing that they have to say that, but they do. Check out #3:

Why can’t I use iPeriod to prevent pregnancy?
iPeriod calculates statistics based on averages, and only offers estimates of fertility and ovulation. Always use proper protection when trying to prevent pregnancy. Ya think?


  1. Maybe iPeriod won’t keep you from getting pregnant, but holding that phone between your knees might.

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