Fertility

Stork Club Raises a $30M Series A to Expand its Family-related Services and Fill Gaps in Modern Maternity Care

Stork Club, the company on a mission to modernize healthcare and give people the freedom to build a family on their own terms, has announced its $30M Series A led by General Catalyst, with Hemant Taneja joining the board. Existing investors Bowery Capital, Slow Ventures and angels Jack Altman, founder of Lattice; Zach Sims, founder of Codecademy; Oleg Rogynskyy, founder of People.ai;…

MFB Fertility Announces a Second Patent for its Proov Lateral Flow Assay Test

Proov, a science-based hormone testing company and the leader in testing urine for PdG to confirm ovulation, has announced that it has received patent issue notification for its second utility patent for a lateral flow assay test. The patent covers Proov’s novel device to detect the analytes of progesterone and other hormones in a single lateral flow assay. As a first-of-its-kind device…

6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Using the Ovidrel Trigger Shot

When it comes to fertility treatments, the Ovidrel trigger shot is a commonly used medication to help stimulate ovulation in women. This injectable hormone plays a vital role in fertility treatments, but like any medical procedure, there are potential mistakes that can be made during its administration. In this article, we will explore the common mistakes to avoid when using the Ovidrel…

Women’s Health Startup Natalist Expands to Nearly 6000 Stores in National Retail Collaboration

Women’s health startup Natalist makes doctor-approved fertility and pregnancy essentials with a net-zero plastic footprint. Today the company announced an expansion to nearly 6,000 retail locations nationwide. Following a successful initial launch in select Target stores in March 2020, Natalist’s 2021 retail expansion includes a much larger footprint in Target stores across the US plus rollouts in Rite Aid, Albertsons, Safeway, and Shaw’s.…

OvuSense Manufacturer Fertility Focus Announces the Launch of OvuFirst, a New Skin-Worn Sensor for Ovulation Tracking

Fertility Focus, the manufacturers of the OvuCore and OvuSense Pro family of fertility monitoring solutions, today announces the launch of OvuFirst, a unique patented sensor designed to measure skin temperature, providing women with an understanding of when to try and conceive naturally, and enabling them to determine what issues they may have trying to conceive. OvuFirst is targeted at women who wish…

CCRM Fertility Launches “The F-Word Collection” to Help Destigmatize Fertility

To help remove the stigma around fertility CCRM Fertility has launched The F-Word Collection, an ecommerce shop that features a diverse collection of hand-picked products from women-owned businesses passionate about fertility. The shop is part of a larger campaign by CCRM Fertility to normalize the conversations about fertility and give people an easy way to show their support. Proceeds from the shop…

Proov Announces a New Patented Test Method for Assessing Ovarian Quality

Hormone testing company Proov has reportedly received patent issue notification for a utility patent covering a method of determining that the fertile window is opened following a positive result for LH and determining that the fertile window is closed following a positive result for PdG when such results are observed on a lateral flow assay test. The patent further includes claims covering…

Kindbody Launches Kindbody 360, a Holistic Health Platform for Pre to Postpartum Care

Kindbody today announced the launch of Kindbody360, a dynamic and integrative solution focused on holistic care. Kindbody360 deftly augments Kindbody’s fertility and family-building offering with mental, physical, and emotional support from pre to postpartum, in-clinic, online and via its telehealth platform. Leveraging proprietary technology, the offering expands the reach of the company’s brick-and-mortar locations, mobile pop-ups, and 300+ partner clinics, furthering its…