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.

“We know that the abortion pill will become an increasingly crucial option for millions throughout the US following the Court’s decision. And we’re ready. In the past year, we’ve seen a 3x increase in patient demand, grown our clinical team by 5x, and expanded our footprint from three to eight states.” Kiki Freedman, Hey Jane Co-founder (Pictured with Hey Jane Co-founders Gaby Izarra & Dr. Kate Shaw. Image: Hey Jane)


Telehealth abortion startup Hey Jane raises a $6.1M “Roe Round”.

Meela picks up €400K and launches its therapist-patient matchmaking platform for women.

Meta rewrites its global ads policy and allows sexual health, wellness, and reproductive health ads.

EngagedMD adds $11M in funding to expand its SaaS platform beyond fertility practices.

P.volvelaunches new exercise programs for women undergoing fertility treatments.

OvaryIT receives an NIH grant to study how digital health can help improve the adoption of pharmacist-prescribed contraceptive services.

1 in 10 women in the U.S. leave their jobs as a result of menopause symptoms according to new research by Mira.

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In the Know

Femtech Trendwatch: LGBTQIA+ Health (Femtech Insider)

Brands Celebrate World Menopause Day With Functional, Fund Product Launches (Beauty Independent)

Half the World Has A Clitoris. Why Aren’t Doctors Studying It? (New York Times)

The Four Guiding Principles for Democratizing IVF (Dr. David Sable / Medium)

After Dobbs, U.S. medical students head abroad for abortion training no longer provided (STAT News)

Heavy periods can lead to big health problems for young women – but many don’t get the help they need (The Conversation)

34 of the most promising women’s health startups, according to VCs (Business Insider)

Who’s Hiring?

Delfina is looking for a Business Development Lead.

Diem is hiring a Senior Product Manager.

Pomelo care is looking for a Director of Marketing.

Oova is looking for a Social Media and Community Manager.

Visit the Femtech Insider Job Board to see more roles or to add your own! 

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