Every Thursday we send out a curated newsletter on all things femtech and women’s health innovation. This is an excerpt from the latest edition. If you’d like to subscribe, you can do so at the bottom of this page.

“I had difficulty finding support when I experienced postpartum depression and have cared for countless new moms struggling to access mental health care during one of the most vulnerable periods of their lives. My experience, both as a survivor and as a practicing neonatologist, inspired me to start FamilyWell to provide equitable, affordable, and accessible mental healthcare for new mothers.” Dr Jessica Gaulton, Founder & CEO of FamilyWell Health


FamilyWell Health secures $4.3M seed funding to advance maternal mental health care.

Sorella raises €5M to establish its hybrid women’s health care model in France.

Ema App raises nearly $2M in funding for its conversations AI for women’s health.

FAMS raises $400K in pre-seed funding to support parenting with an AI-assisted app.

Carewell raises $24.7M to support family caregivers with expanded e-commerce platform.

Pozitivf secures $20M in funding to democratize fertility treatment for all.

New study confirms Flyte device‘s efficacy in stress urinary incontinence treatment.

Maternal Health company Mother Goose launches breastfeeding support services in collaboration with new strategic partners.

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In the Know

SteelSky Ventures’ Maria Toler: “This infusion of capital into an industry that has remained underfunded will supercharge growth of important innovations in women’s healthcare.” (Femtech Insider)

The Alabama IVF ruling uses faux scientific language to justify a religious position (STAT News)

The troubling decline in global fertility rates (Financial Times)

All the Ways Emerging Beauty Brands Fund Their Businesses (Beauty Independent)

Sexism in Medicine? It’s Not ‘All in Her Head. (The New York Times)

Surge in endometriosis research after underfunding could herald new era for women’s health (Nature)

The Global Women’s Health Gap Is Costing Us In Lives and Productivity (Forbes)

Can Investors Help Women’s Health Break Through the Glass Ceiling? (Deloitte)

Who’s Hiring

Organon is looking for an Associate Director, Finance – Global Business Services.

Kindbody is hiring a Nurse Manager.

Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute is looking for a Senior Quantitative Scientist.

Flo Health is looking for a Conversation Designer.

Hims & Hers is hiring a Principal Product Manager, Platform.

Progyny is looking for a Senior Associate, Sales Enablement.

Everly Health is looking for a Telehealth Network and Operations Manager.

Carrot Fertility is hiring a Customer Success Manager.

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