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This Week’s Highlights
Shimmer launches with $1.3M in seed funding to make ADHD coaching more accessible.
Essity launches Issviva, a new menopause platform and brand, in the UK and Brazil.
Urolon, a new treatment for female stress urinary incontinence, launches in the UK.
Menopause brand Joylux acquires Mommy Matters to expand its offerings to postpartum women.
Telehealth abortion startup Choix launches a crowdfunding campaign to fund the development of B2B offering Choix Travel.
New Campaign: iHeart Media New York teams up with Thinx to address the city’s Black maternal mortality crisis.
Ecosystem: New Leadership for Menstrual Health Hub
Zócalo Health launches its culturally competent virtual care services for Latinos in California and Texas.
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In the Know
Femtech Trendwatch: Spotlight Multimodality (Femtech Insider)
Employers expand reproductive health benefits amid tight labor market (Axios)
Inflation has digital health companies shifting gears (Modern Healthcare)
Period Poverty and the Decreasing Affordability of Women’s Health Products (Her Campus)
The Role of Business after Roe (Yale School of Management Blog)
Can You Hide Your Pregnancy in the Era of Big Data? (The Atlantic)
Richer societies mean fewer babies. Right? (The Economist)
8 investors discuss what’s ahead for reproductive health startups in a post-Roe world (TechCrunch)
FemTec’s missteps: Missed payments and unhappy customers (Axios)
Behind the deal: Carlyle and PAI on women’s healthcare (Private Equity News)
Mira is looking for a Graphic Designer.
Zócalo Health is hiring Community Health Workers.
Progyny is looking for Patient Care Advocates.
Evernow is looking for a Director of Business Operations.