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“This funding is a confirmation of the need for better solutions in the maternal healthcare space, and validation that our strategic approach to delivering better and more accessible care through technology is working.” Babyscripts President and Co-founder, Juan Pablo Segura

Highlights

Babyscripts raises $7.5M in Additional Series B funding from strategic investors.

Edgewell acquires Billie a DTC women’s personal care brand all about shaving and premium skin care.

Therapixel receives FDA clearance for its AI-based breast cancer screening software MammoScreen on digital breast tomosynthesis.

Novarad and Ikonopedia partner to elevate women’s health in one complete mammography platform.

Period care company The Flex Co. launches a new reusable Flex Disc product.

Unprude Founder Dr. Rica Cruz is awarded the Inaugural Award for Early Career Professionals by the Society of Scientific Study of Sexuality.

Women Who Tech announces the finalists of its inaugural Femtech & Healthtech Challenge.


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In the Know

Femtech Trendwatch: Provider-led Growth, Audio Erotica and the Future of Health Governance (Femtech Insider)

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

Fertility rates keep falling and there are no easy ways to fix it. (Washington Post)

Balancing work and fertility demands is not easy – but reproductive leave can help (The Conversation)

The anatomy of a DTC exit (Retail Dive)

Biotech companies scramble to find scientists to manage troves of data (STAT News)

Automation, telehealth and augmented reality: Here’s what leaders at billion-dollar health systems say is getting too much hype (Business Insider)

Fem-tech should be fem-oriented (The Bull & Bear McGill)

My four miscarriages: why is losing a pregnancy so shrouded in mystery (Guardian)

Is Sex Tech the Next Feminist Frontier? (HyperAllergic)

These filmmakers investigated birth control’s side effects. Here’s what they learned. (The Lily)

Health apps and wearables help rich people the most, study finds (The Verge)


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