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Indian Inito Launches its Fertility Hormone Tracker in the U.S.

Inito, a new home fertility test, announced its launch to the U.S. market. The Inito device, paired with a smartphone app, measures the actual hormone values for estrogen, luteinizing hormone and progesterone, and gives users data to guide decisions through the conception process. In addition to the U.S. launch, Inito is also launching a new ‘Hormone Charts’ feature in the app allowing…

What’s New in Femtech This Week? (July 22, 2021)

Every Thursday we send out a curated newsletter on “all things femtech and women’s health innovation”. This is the latest edition. If you’re interested in subscribing, you can do so at the bottom of this page. Highlights TMRW Life Sciences raises $105M to accelerate the global rollout of its automated platform for IVF egg and embryo management. Women’s wellness CBD brand House of Wise…

Mombox Acquires WellNested to Provide Full Suite of Postnatal Care Services to Support New Moms

Leading D2C postnatal care company, Mombox, announced today its acquisition of WellNested, a Boston-based technology solution company designed to help new parents find and book quality and affordable postnatal care services. Mombox plans to integrate the technology as part of its larger relaunch later this year. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. WellNested’s Chief Operating Officer, Karina Akib, will join Mombox to oversee the…

Women’s Health Pharma Company Theramex Appoints Sigurd Kirk to its Board of Directors

Theramex, a global speciality pharmaceutical company focused on women’s health has announced that Sigurd (Sig) Kirk has been appointed as a member of the Board of Directors for Theramex. With a broad portfolio of innovative and established brands covering contraception, fertility, menopause and osteoporosis, Theramex supports women at every stage of their lives. Its commitment is to listen and understand women, to…

Women’s Health DTC Company Stix Expands Its Product Line and Now Offers Products for Yeast Infections

Women’s health startup Stix now offers a comprehensive suite of products for yeast infections. According to the company 75% of women will have at least one yeast infection in their lifetime. Stix was founded in 2019 and started out selling pregnancy and ovulation tests. Co-founders Cynthia Plotch and Jamie Norwood met through the Venture for America fellowship. After spending nights and weekends researching…

Natural Cycles Receives FDA Clearance to Use Temperature Data from Wearables in its Fertility Algorithm

Birth control app Natural Cycles has reportedly received FDA clearance to integrate third-party thermometers, such as the Oura Ring, to help assess a user’s fertility status. Body temperature has been a component of Natural Cycles’ calculations since the app hit the market. Specifically, the startup developed an algorithm that uses a women’s basal body temperature and other menstrual data to calculate fertility…

Medicines360, a Global Nonprofit Women’s Health Pharmaceutical Organization, Appoints Dr. Tina Raine-Bennett as Chief Executive Officer

Medicines360, a global nonprofit women’s health pharmaceutical organization, has appointed Tina Raine-Bennett, MD, MPH, FACOG, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately, following a broad national search. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Raine-Bennett has an extensive career of expanding research into women’s health and translating that research into clinical practice to improve health outcomes for women. “At a time when women across the globe…

Maven Expands Its Women’s and Familty Health Offering as Dr. Neel Shah Becomes the Company’s New Chief Medical Officer

Maven, the leading virtual clinic for women’s and family health, today announced that it has hired Dr. Neel Shah, MD, MPP, FACOG, as Chief Medical Officer. A globally recognized expert in designing solutions that improve health care, Dr. Shah brings deep experience as a physician, professor and social entrepreneur to Maven. “Joining Maven presents a unique opportunity for me to build the…