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How Much Do Dads with Teenage Daughters Know about the Menstrual Cycle? INTIMINA Found Out.

After receiving numerous questions from single dads about how to talk to their daughters about menstruation, INTIMINA, a brand dedicated to caring for women’s intimate health and breaking taboos, conducted a survey of 1.258 dads in the US, UK, France, Italy and Spain with daughters between the ages of 10 and 15 last July. The goal of the survey was to determine how…

Maternal Health Startup Nessle Joins the Inaugural AWS Impact Accelerator for Women Founders

Nessle is a new platform on a mission to revolutionize the way parents connect with perinatal experts in the U.S. New and expectant parents can search for virtual and in-person support from trained experts across the full spectrum of parenting challenges, from fertility through early childhood. As an open marketplace, Nessle invites approved experts to list their products and services–and thereby grow…

Delphinus Adds $30M in Series D Funding to Take Its 3D Whole Breast Ultrasound Tomography System to Market

Forty percent of women in the U.S. have dense breast tissue, and they have a 4-6 times greater risk of developing breast cancer. Mammography alone misses about half the cancers in women with dense breasts, as dense tissue and cancer both appear white on mammogram images. Delphinus Medical Technology‘s SoftVue System is indicated for use as an adjunct to digital mammography in…

Women’s Health Fund Coyote Ventures Receives Investment from Bank of America

Coyote Ventures, a women’s health focused early stage ventures fund has announced that it has received LP investment from the Bank of America. The firm is led by General Partner Jessica Karr and has made 6 investments to date. Portfolio companies include Wile (hormone health), Hera Biotech (endometriosis diagnostics), O.School (sexual wellness), Flex (cycle care), Gabbi (breast cancer diagnostics), and Maude (sexual…

Carrot Fertility’s ‘Menopause in the Workplace’ Survey Shows Women Rank Their 50s as the Most Challenging Decade at Work

Women in the workforce face significant challenges due to menopause, but receive minimal support from employers, according to a new Menopause in the Workplace survey from Carrot Fertility. The company commissioned the survey ahead of Menopause Awareness Month to understand the effects of menopause on careers, identify resources available to menopausal women, and bring more awareness to menopause to further destigmatize it in…

What’s New in Femtech This Week? (Sep 29, 2022)

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. This Week’s Highlights Nodal launches with $4.7M in seed funding to transform the surrogacy experience. Cake adds $8M in Series A funding to build the world’s most approachable sexual wellness brand. Zócalo…

Walmart Partners with Kindbody to Offer Fertility and Family-Building Benefits to Its U.S. Employees

Earlier this week Walmart announced it started working with Kindbody as its fertility provider of choice. The retailer’s employees will now have access to Kindbody’s network of facilities across the U.S., including a new state-of-the-art clinic and in vitro fertilization (IVF) lab in Rogers, Arkansas that will provide comprehensive virtual, at-home and in-clinic care. The new facility is expected to open later…