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From physicist to founder: Elina’s Story

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Written by Dr. Elina Berglund Scherwitzl

Dr. Elina Berglund Scherwitzl

Dr. Elina Berglund Scherwitzl is the co-founder and CEO of Natural Cycles, the women’s health company that developed the world’s first birth control app. Elina was part of the team that discovered the Higgs boson at the CERN laboratory, which led to the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2013. Elina lives outside New York City with her husband and co-founder Raoul and their two children.

As the Co-Founder of the world’s only birth control app, my life has taken some incredible twists and turns. Today I’m going to share with you my story, including my struggle to find a birth control method that worked for me, and how Natural Cycles has helped me grow my own family.

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