Pregnancy

New Study: Mirvie Can Predict Pregnancy Complications Months Before They Happen

Mirvie, a pioneer in predicting unexpected pregnancy complications, has announced the publication of a study in Nature proving the proprietary Mirvie RNA platform is first to predict unexpected complications by revealing the underlying biology of each pregnancy. The research analyzed the largest and most diverse dataset of maternal transcriptomes to date. The platform opens a new window into pregnancy health for women to act…

Remote Pregnancy Monitoring Company Nuvo Files for IPO

Nuvo is developing a hybrid hardware/software system, the INVU platform, that provides remote access to medical-grade data to all key participants in the pregnancy care ecosystem. Last week the company filed with the SEC to raise up to $50M in an initial public offering. Nuvo’s INVU platform combines proprietary hardware for data collection, innovative cloud-based software for computational power and AI tools…

Babyscripts Raises $7.5M in Additional Series B Funding from Strategic Investors

Babyscripts, the virtual care platform for managing obstetrics, announced today that additional investors have joined its Series B funding raise, adding $7.5M with investments from Cigna Ventures, Texas Medical Center Venture Fund and Atlantic Health System, bringing the Series B raise to $19M to date. The investment is expected to accelerate the roll out of Babyscripts Virtual Maternity Care solution to providers…

New Survey from Aeroflow Breastpumps Uncovers New Moms’ Attitudes and Beliefs Towards the COVID-19 Vaccine

Aeroflow Breastpumps, a Durable Medical Equipment (DME) provider specializing in helping pregnant and nursing women receive maternity and postpartum recovery items through their insurance, today announced the results from a proprietary survey designed to glean insights into new moms’ stances on the COVID-19 vaccine. The survey looked at all factors that influence new moms’ decisions about vaccination, including where they gathered information,…

Keleya Adds Midwife Video Consultations to its Ammely Platform to Better Support Parents-to-Be

It’s been around 1.5 years since Keleya first launched ammely, its midwife matching platform in cooperation with the German Midwife Association (Deutscher Hebammenverband e.V.) . Since then around a third of midwives in Germany have signed up.  Today the company, that recently announced its $3M Series A, is introducing a new feature on the platform: Telehealth. From now on parents-to-be can not…

Pregnancy Nutrition Startup Needed Raises $5.8M to Expand its Offering and Invest in Clinical Research

Los Angeles-based perinatal nutrition and education startup Needed has announced a $5.8M seed round led by Seae Ventures and Sekhmet Ventures. Other participants in the the round include Crescent Ridge Partners and Peterson Partners. The company plans to use the new round of funding to expand its offering and address sleep, stress, and fertility issues. Needed is a pregnancy nutrition and education…

Everly Health Acquires Fertility and Pregnancy Essentials Company Natalist

Everlywell parent company Everly Health has acquired Natalist, a company offering consumers conception and pregnancy essentials that are 100% plastic neutral alongside evidence-based educational resources. Launched in August 2019, Natalist is built on the values of evidence, education, and usability. Natalist’s mission from the get-go was to reduce the shame, misinformation, and outdated product offerings, the founding team around Halle Tecco, experienced…

UK-based Naytal Launches with £300K in Pre-seed Funding to Grow Its Virtual Clinic for Pregnancy & Postnatal Care

Naytal, a virtual clinic supporting women during pregnancy and their postnatal journey is launching today with £300K in pre-seed funding. The round was led by Fuel Ventures. On Naytal women get instant access to health experts including midwives, breastfeeding consultants, psychologists and women’s health physios. Leila Thabet, who co-founded Naytal together with Lara Russell-Jones shares: “Women’s healthcare needs and expectations have evolved,…