An evidenced-based fertility monitoring application that includes the ability to track multiple natural indicators of fertility, including the latest in hormonal monitoring technology. This application is based on 15 plus years of university based development and research in fertility awareness-based methods. Over 3,000 plus women are currently using our online fertility monitoring system and have requested bringing this experience in an app form for easy access.
Features of the Marquette Fertility Tracker (App):
Ability to choose multiple natural fertility indicators including
- basal body temperature
- cervical mucus changes
- ovulation predictor kit (LH)
- electronic hormonal fertility monitor (ClearlBlue Easy)
A refined menses/period bleeding assessment
A drop down menstrual cycle symptom list
For those women/couples wishing to avoid pregnancy the Marquette system of NFP
is close to 100% with correct use and 88-92% with typical use.
- there is a built in automatic system of calculating the estimated days of fertility based on our research
- 92% typical use efficacy when used with the electronic hormonal tracking system
For those who wish to use the method/app for achieving pregnancy:
- we recommend having focused intercourse on High and Peak fertile days
Easy to use and unique features:
- Calendar system of viewing the menstrual cycle
- automatic notification when menstrual cycle is out of the norm
- notification for possible pregnancy
- shades of Red for levels of menstrual bleeding
- blue shading for fertility
- quick access to input fertility indicators
Research Based Evidence studies include:
Fehring, R., Schneider, M., Bouchard, T., Raviele, K, & Rodriguez, D. (2013) Randomized
comparison of two Internet-supported fertility awareness based methods of family planning,
Contraception, 2012. (accepted for publication October, 2012:Published Online).
Bouchard, T, Schneider, M & Fehring, R. (2013) Efficacy of a new postpartum transition protocol for avoiding pregnancy.
Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 26, 35-44
Fehring, R, Schneider, M, & Raviele, K. (2011). Pilot Evaluation of an Internet-based Natural
Family Planning Education and Service Program, Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Neonatal Nursing. 40(3):281-91.
Fehring, R., Schneider, M., Barron, M.L., & Raviele, K. (2009). Cohort comparison of two fertility
awareness methods of family planning. Journal of Reproductive Medicine, 54, 165-170.
Fehring R., & Schneider M. (2008). Variability of the fertile phase of the menstrual cycle. Fertility and Sterility, 90(4), 1232-1235.
Fehring R., Schneider, M., & Barron, M.L. (2008). Retrospective efficacy of the Marquette Model of natural family planning.
The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 33(6), 348-354.
Fehring, R., Schneider, M., & Raviele, K. (2007). Efficacy of hormonal fertility monitoring as a
method of natural family planning. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing,
Fehring, R., Schneider, M., & Raviele, K. (2006). Variability in the phases of the menstrual cycle.
Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 35(3), 376-384.
Barron, M.L., & Fehring, R. (2005). Basal body temperature recording: a useful recommendation
to couples seeking pregnancy? Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 30(5), 290-296.
Fehring, R., Schneider, M., & Barron, M. (2005). Protocol for determining fertility while breast-feeding. Fertility and Sterility, 84(3), 805-807.