What does the future of contraception & fertility look like in 2022?

In 2021, at our inaugural FemTechnology Summit we asked: What does the future of contraception & fertility look like?

We featured Pascal Koenig of Ava, Lynae Brayboy of Clue, Eirini Rapti of Inne, Frederik Petursson Madsen of Cirqle 

Here’s what they had to say about it :

So much has happened since then:

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What doe the future of women’s mental health look like?

In the U.S. 41 million women have mental health struggles. 23 million of those women will go untreated.

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How does male-centric medicine endangers women’s lives?

Did you know that for women with epilepsy the concentration of their medication drops during the lutealphase of their menstrualcycle? Women can have breakthrough seizures as a result. But instead of tailoring the dosage of their medication so that the concentration varies in function of the menstrual cycle, doctors either increase the dosage across the board or they tell women they can’t drive and have to have follow-up appointments with neurologists.

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What does it look like when women have access to information about their own fertility?

Did you know that 1 in 3 women will have a reproductive pathology at some point in their lives? The female reproductive system is highly dynamic and does not just impact the uterus or ovaries but metabolism, sleep, mood, weight, cognitive function, heart, bones … 

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What can orgasms teach us about female health?

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What doe the future of STD testing look like ? A FemTech Startup perspective.


The following is a transcript of an interview by Oriana Kraft with Dongjin Shin, CEO of BL Science Corp – a pioneer and leader of In-vitro diagnostics, based in South Korea – about GynPad, a sanitation-pad that can be used to self-collect specimens for HPV and STD testing.  Read More “What doe the future of STD testing look like ? A FemTech Startup perspective.”

How Can Digital Solutions Improve Maternal Care? An Interview With GP turned Startup Founder

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The following is a transcript of an interview by Oriana Kraft with Hannah Allen, Co-Founder and CEO of Tinto –  a platform providing personalised support for women who have babies about her journey to founding Tinto, the gaps in care digital services can fill and why she chose to focus on the maternal health journey.

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The Link Between Fertility And Future Health

The following is a transcript of an interview by Oriana Kraft with Dr. Lynae Brayboy, Chief Medical Officer at Clue. 

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The Personalisation of Women’s Health

The following is a transcript of an interview by Oriana Kraft with Laura Symul, Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University, Department of Statistics.

Laura’s research focuses on fertility, cycle-related symptoms, and drivers of change in vaginal microbiome communities. She uses self-tracked data from mobile phone apps and devices and clinical multi-omics data.

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Mojo – The Fertility Startup That Wants To Tackle Infertility With At-Home Lab-grade AI-powered semen tests

The following is an interview with one of the Co-Founders of Mojo – Mohamed Taha – about the inspiration behind Mojo, how sociocultural norms impact the conversation around Infertility, how male fertility fits into the FemTech landscape and more!

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How The Fertility Journey Is Being Reshaped with Holistic Care

The following is a transcript of an interview by Oriana Kraft with Dr. Lynn Marie Westphal, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Kindbody Founder & Executive Director, Innovation Center On Sex Differences in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

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When it comes to health, sex matters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following is a transcript of an interview by Oriana Kraft with Dr. Jill Goldstein, Founder & Executive Director, Innovation Center On Sex Differences in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Read More “When it comes to health, sex matters.”

The Economic Case For Funding Women’s Health Research. Part 2.

 

What would happen if we decided that the assumptions we made about medical practices could not be justifiably generalised to women. Would it cause us to throw out a lot of the medicine we use for women – if it’s all based on this assumption that was never proven?

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The Economic Case For Funding Women’s Health Research. Part 1.

 

The following is a transcript of an interview by Oriana Kraft with Chloe Bird, PhD, senior sociologist at RAND. 

Chloe Bird served as senior advisor in the National Institutes of Health’s Office for Research on Women’s Health and editor-in-chief of Women’s Health Issues, where she is now associate editor.

 

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