When you track your period, you can better understand how you flow. That means you’ll be able to stay in tune with your body and notice any mood or emotional changes, understand your cycle better, know when you ovulate, and more!
Period Tracking Resources
With the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, many are suggesting menstruators should delete their period tracking apps. While some companies like Flo assure your data is safe, the decision to remove these apps from personal devices is becoming more popular.
Data on these apps are medically-focused, but it’s not protected by The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) like other personal health data normally is. Therefore, it is possible the data on your period tracking app could be used against you.
If you’d like to ensure the protection of your digital privacy, an alternative to period tracking apps is to manually track your period. I Support the Girls, one of our signature donation partners, put together a physical period tracker you can print off every month and fill out.
I Support The Girls is an organization that collects and distributes essential items, including bras, underwear, and menstrual hygiene products, allowing women and those experiencing homelessness, impoverishment, or distress to stand tall with dignity.
A woman shouldn’t have to choose between feeding herself and her personal health. Every woman should have the ability to maintain her dignity.– I Support The Girls
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