Maternal Health

Doula Platform Major Care Launches a New Postpartum App for Parents

Major Care, a virtual postpartum doula platform has just announced the launch of its new app devoted to postpartum parents’ self-care on. The mobile app features a day-by-day guide to the fourth trimester with videos, evidence-based information on everything from lactation and nutrition to mental health, as well as access to on-demand postpartum doulas. “We know the difference our app can make…

Nuvo Group Submits 510(k) to Federal Drug Administration for Remote Monitoring of Maternal Uterine Activity

Nuvo Group, the private company commercializing INVU by Nuvo, an FDA-cleared, prescription-initiated, remote pregnancy monitoring platform, recently announced that it has filed a 510(k) notice with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to add a new uterine activity module that provides capability for remote monitoring of maternal uterine activity (MUA). INVU has already received FDA clearance for remote monitoring and measurement of fetal and…

Launched: Mae, a Maternal Health Tech Platform for Black Expectant Mothers

Last week Mae, a maternal health tech startup focused on providing critical resources to Black expectant mothers in the U.S. announced their soft-launch. ´The platform features a free birth planning tool that anyone can access, and free 15 minute consults with doulas for interested expectant mothers. The platform’s founder Maya Hardigan explains: “Mae is a digital health platform that elevates the standard of care for Black…

Feinstein Institutes Has Been Awarded More Than $4M to Research Perinatal Depression

To study perinatal depression in women – before and after childbirth – and possible new treatments, The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research has been awarded more than $4 million in multi-year grants. The research will be led by Kristina Deligiannidis, MD, associate professor at the Feinstein Institutes’ Institute of Behavioral Science. The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research is the research arm of Northwell Health, the largest health care…