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Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Bloomlife use ultrasound?

No. Bloomlife is completely non-invasive and measures uterine activity with electrophysiology.

Can Bloomlife detect Braxton Hicks contractions?

Yes, Bloomlife detects all uterine activity including Braxton Hicks.

How often should I wear Bloomlife?

While you can wear Bloomlife as often as you like, most moms like wearing Bloomlife every evening and/or overnight to learn about their bodies and whenever they want to closely monitor contractions.

Is Bloomlife safe?

Yes. Bloomlife does not use ultrasound to track contractions and communicates with your smartphone via Bluetooth Low Energy. The radio waves from Bluetooth Low Energy are 100x lower power than your cell phone and do not penetrate the skin.

When should I start using Bloomlife?

Most moms like to have Bloomlife for the last six weeks of their pregnancy but you can start it whenever you want!

Will Bloomlife work with twins?

Yes! Bloomlife works just as well with twins as it does for singletons.

What comes in the box?

The box contains everything you will need to get started: Bloomlife sensor, patches, sensor charging cord, and a quick guide.

Will Bloomlife work with heavy moms?

Yes, Bloomlife has been tested with moms of various size and weight and shown to accurately detect contractions.

Do I need to pay for more patches?

No, if you run low on patches more will be shipped to you for the length of your rental at no additional cost.

Rental process & returns

Can Bloomlife be submitted to my FSA/HSA?

Bloomlife is FSA qualified and can be submitted for reimbursement.

How do I order more patches?

Patch refills are included at no additional cost with your rental. Additional patches can be ordered at anytime either through the bloomlife app. Patches are shipped out the next business day.

How long does it take to receive ?

Orders received after 10:30am PT are shipped the next business day. Once shipped, your order will arrive within 3 business days.

Is there a rush delivery option?

We do not have a rush delivery option, but we are working to make this option available.

Technology

Does Bloomlife use ultrasound?

No. Bloomlife is completely non-invasive and measures uterine activity with electrophysiology.

Does Bloomlife use WiFi?

No. Bloomlife uses Bluetooth Low Energy to communicate to your cell phone. We have done extensive testing with 3rd party labs to validate that our Bluetooth Low Energy radio does not emit signals that penetrate the skin.

Is Bloomlife a medical device?

No. Bloomlife is not a medical device. Bloomlife is intended to be a health and wellness device and not a substitute for medical attention.

Will the patch cause a rash?

In ~1% of the population the Bloomlife patch may cause a rash. If you are allergic to BandAids you may not be able to use Bloomlife.

Is the patch painful?

No. Bloomlife uses a gentle medical grade hypoallergenic silicone adhesive. The adhesive is so gentle, studies have shown it can be used everyday throughout your entire pregnancy without issue.

How long is the battery life?

The battery lasts 7 days between charges.

Can I track my baby’s heart rate?

No, Bloomlife does not yet support fetal heart rate tracking.

How it works

How it works