Maternal Health

Kallyope Receives $8.3M from the Gates Foundation to Identify Novel Interventions for Undernourished Infants and Pregnant Women

Kallyope is a clinical stage biotechnology company that is leveraging its proprietary Klarity therapeutic platform to discover and develop novel, oral small-molecule therapeutics in areas with high unmet medical need, including diabetes and obesity, gastrointestinal disease, and neurological disorders. Kallyope focuses on the gut-brain axis, a bi-directional communication between the gastrointestinal tract and the brain. Recent research has suggested that this communication…

Cayaba Care and Axia Women’s Health Partner to Address Maternal Health Equity

Axia Women’s Health, one of the largest independent women’s healthcare groups in the US, has partnered with Cayaba Care, a holistic maternity support program, to address health inequities and improve maternal health outcomes in Black and Brown communities. Maternal mortality rates in the US have doubled in the last three years, and Black women are disproportionately affected, being three times more likely…

LG Partners with LifeNome to Launch Nine.Moons, an End-to-End Personalized Maternal Health Platform

LifeNome, a US-based precision health company has partnered with LG, having been selected as one of only four digital health startups from a cohort of 1500 startups competing for the LG NOVA partnership ecosystem. This partnership aims to leverage cutting-edge genomics and artificial intelligence technology to revolutionize maternal health. Together the companies have launched nine.moons, a platform offering personalized nutritional assessments and…

MATTER’s 51 Labs Accelerator Partners with Laerdal Million Lives Fund to Support Startups Reducing Maternal Mortality

Healthcare incubator and innovation hub MATTER recently announces the next focus area of its 51 Labs accelerator: reducing maternal mortality in the U.S. On a mission to help save one million lives annually by 2030, Laerdal Million Lives Fund will partner with MATTER to provide capital and support the cohort. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention precently published new data showing that the number of…

Maven Clinic Acquires Naytal, a UK-based Virtual Clinic Focused on Maternal Health, to Accelerate International Growth

Maven Clinic, the world’s largest virtual clinic for women’s and family health, today announced that it has acquired the London-based digital health company Naytal to accelerate its expansion in the United Kingdom and throughout Europe. The acquisition of Naytal will immediately enhance Maven’s ability to serve its growing membership in the UK and deliver on its promise of providing every family, everywhere, with access to high-quality…

Google Health AI Announces New Women’s Health Partnerships

During its annual health event, The Check Up, Google unveiled several new healthcare partnerships with a focus on artificial intelligence. In recent years, the tech giant has invested significant attention and resources into healthcare in a bid to further integrate itself into the burgeoning industry. One highlight of the event was Google’s announcement that its Med-PaLM 2 language model can now provide…

4 Post C-Section Exercises To Tighten Your Tummy After Pregnancy

4 Post C-Section Exercises To Tighten Your Tummy After Pregnancy

Having a C-section can be a big deal, even if it’s planned. Getting back to exercising after a cesarean section can be scary too. But don’t worry we’ve found 4 post C-section exercises to tighten your tummy after pregnancy.  When Can You Start Exercising After A C-Section? A cesarean delivery takes quite a toll on your body, and you should consult your…

What’s Safe (And NOT Safe) To Drink When You’re Pregnant?

What’s Safe (And NOT Safe) To Drink When You’re Pregnant

When you’re pregnant you’ll get a lot of advice from just about everyone, so it can be hard to filter out what’s important and relevant. We are going to look at what’s safe (and not safe) to drink when you’re pregnant so it’s one less thing for you to worry about. Drinks That Are Safe When You’re Pregnant Luckily there are far…