Pregnancy

EHE Health Partners with Femtech Startup Wildflower Health to Launch Their New App for Maternal and Family Health

EHE Health, a preventive and primary healthcare provider organization, launched Thrive Now, its first-ever, clinically-integrated, mobile health app last week. The app is designed to help women prepare for healthy pregnancies, improve maternal and infant health and minimize the risks and costs of preventable complications before and after delivery. Thrive Now offers a set of highly personalized tools and content, powered by femtech…

Babyscripts Adds Three New Board Members: Krista Drobac, Christina Jenkins, MD, and Fran Soistman, Jr.

Babyscripts, a virtual care platform for managing obstetrics, recently welcomed Krista Drobac; Christina Jenkins, MD; and Fran Soistman, Jr. to the Babyscripts Advisory Board. The new group of advisors will offer guidance on Babyscripts’ payer strategy: a unique collaboration for care coordination between Babyscripts, the payer and the provider that seeks to open up new pathways to reimbursement and expand access to…

Garmin’s New Pregnancy Tracking Feature: Meet the Maker!

After adding menstrual tracking in 2019, Garmin recently announced pregnancy tracking, giving moms-to-be a snapshot of their pregnancy along other health and activity data. Through its Garmin Connect app and competiple smartwatch, users can log pregnancy related symptoms, track baby movement, create customizable reminders, and more. This new feature was created for women by women and if you’re curious how pregnancy tracking…

Zaya Launches in New York: “Because of the Coronavirus Pandemic, We See an Adoption Rate, that Exceeds Our Expectations.”

While the COVID-19 crisis surely brings uncertainty for many, some businesses are suddenly seeing somewhat unexpected demand. Zaya, a startup connecting expecting parents in New York, where the company recently launched, to a team of doulas and midwives, is one of them. We spoke to Zaya founder Leoni Runge about maternal care and cultural differences, her experience launching during the COVID-19 pandemic,…

Stix: “We’re talking about products that most investors have never used and problems they have never experienced.”

Stix is a direct-to-consumer startup and brand, that’s been around for a while and delivers women’s health products. The company, that’s known for its birth control test delivery service announced today the launch of its ovulation test offer. “Buying women’s health products, such as the ovulation test, can be a confusing experience for anyone,” says Stix’s co-founder, Jamie Norwood. “With Stix, we…

[M]otherboard: Building Relationships Between Care Providers and Birthing Parents

This article was originally published on Medium. We are sharing it here with permission of the author. You can access the original article here. 130 million people give birth around the world every year. Up to 50% of these will have surgical intervention. Medical procedures require consent — but how? Femtech startup founder Amy Haderer is on a mission to make sure that millions…