Do you use a fertility-tracker app? It might not be as reliable as you think. An Australian study of the most downloaded fertility apps has found over half didn’t perform well at predicting ovulation — which is exactly what many users are using these apps for. Relying solely on an app to avoid pregnancy is a risky game The findings, by researchers at Eve Health Fertility in Brisbane in conjunction with Queensland Fertility Group, were presented at a Fertility Society of Australia conference this week in Hobart. The researchers found that between December 2018 and February 2019 there were nearly 400 fertility apps available for Australian women. They analysed the 36 most downloaded of them, which were all on both iTunes and Google Play and in English. Less than half (42.7 per cent) predicted the correct ovulation date and fewer than one in five (17.1 per cent) predicted the […]