FemTech Focus

FemTech Focus

Produced by FemHealth Insights and hosted by CEO, Dr. Brittany Barreto, the FemTech Focus podcast engages people supporting, investing, and innovating in the FemHealth market to talk about present innovations and the future of female health and wellness. Why were women excluded from clinical trials till 1993? How is the US maternity mortality rate rising so quickly? When will we have effective treatments for menopause? These provocative questions and more are posed to expert guests while highlighting innovative solutions improving women's health.
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OMG it's OTC: Opill the First FDA Approved Over the Counter Birth Control - Episode 235
FemTech FocusMay 15, 202400:43:37

OMG it's OTC: Opill the First FDA Approved Over the Counter Birth Control - Episode 235

Join us as we sit down with Irene Laurora and Flavia Mason of Perrigo to discuss the groundbreaking approval of their over-the-counter birth control, Opill, by the FDA. Hear from these women about the challenges they faced in getting approval, the statistics around hormonal birth control use, and how they are using their platform to increase access to contraception. This episode celebrates a truly...

Tackling Vulvodynia and Building Community with Gaia Salizzoni of Hale - Episode 234
FemTech FocusMay 01, 202400:34:59

Tackling Vulvodynia and Building Community with Gaia Salizzoni of Hale - Episode 234

Join us as we sit down with Gaia Salizzoni to discuss the founding story of her company Hale and the state of the FemTech ecosystem in the European Union. Hear about vulvodynia and why women who suffer from it benefit from a community of other patients. Learn about the women’s health ecosystem in the EU and why building in Europe is different than the US. This episode is an informative, jam-packed...

Nurx by Thirty Madison Brings Women’s Healthcare to Your Mailbox – Episode 233
FemTech FocusApril 17, 202400:43:20

Nurx by Thirty Madison Brings Women’s Healthcare to Your Mailbox – Episode 233

Join us as we sit down with Michelle Carnahan, President of Thirty Madison. Michelle and Brittany discuss Thirty Madison’s leadership in delivering digital health for women through their portfolio of brands, including NURX. They also touch on some of the challenges women face in accessing quality healthcare and how Thirty Madison and NURX are helping solve these problems. Remember to like, rate an...

Investing in FemTech in LATAM with Daniela Pacheco – Episode 232
FemTech FocusApril 10, 202400:41:54

Investing in FemTech in LATAM with Daniela Pacheco – Episode 232

Join us as we sit down with Daniela Pacheco to discuss the evolution and current state of the FemTech market in LATAM. Hear about her new fund with an investment mandate focused on women’s health, how she sees the current state of women’s health in Latin America, and where she sees venture scale growth opportunities in FemTech. This episode is an informative, jam-packed conversation great for anyo...

Optimizing Preconception Wellness with Poplin – Episode 231
FemTech FocusMarch 27, 202400:42:55

Optimizing Preconception Wellness with Poplin – Episode 231

Many people only think about their fertility health when they are ready to conceive. But Alexandria DeVito and her company Poplin are out to change that. Join us as we talk to Alexandria DeVito, founder of Poplin, about how she is revolutionizing preconception wellness and helping couples prepare for pregnancy. Poplin is the first preconception wellness testing company, helping couples understand ...

Tackling IUD Insertion Pain with Aspivix - Episode 230
FemTech FocusMarch 13, 202400:37:25

Tackling IUD Insertion Pain with Aspivix - Episode 230

IUD insertions are painful, but they shouldn’t have to be. Join us as we talk to Ikram Guerd, VP of Marketing at Aspivix to learn more about how their innovative devices are taking a stand against pain in gynecological care. Aspivix is a pioneering women's health company dedicated to revolutionizing gynecological procedures with their innovative, patient-centric products like the Aspivix Carevix, ...

From Lab to Market: Ovarian Cancer Diagnostic Innovation with Aspira Women’s Health - Episode 229
FemTech FocusFebruary 28, 202400:50:33

From Lab to Market: Ovarian Cancer Diagnostic Innovation with Aspira Women’s Health - Episode 229

Join us as we talk to Nicole Sandford, CEO of Aspira Women’s Health. Aspira Women’s Health is a publicly traded women’s health diagnostics company whose suite of non-invasive ovarian cancer blood tests are helping ensure women receive the best care. Nicole has an extensive background as a highly skilled operator and took the helm at Aspira in early 2022. In their conversation, Nicole and Brittany ...

VCs for Repro: Abortion is Your Business - Episode 228
FemTech FocusFebruary 14, 202400:43:59

VCs for Repro: Abortion is Your Business - Episode 228

Join us in this episode as we talk to Janna Meyrowitz Turner, co-founder of VCs for Repro. Dedicated to championing reproductive rights within the venture capital landscape, VCs for Repro strives to dismantle barriers and biases surrounding reproductive health, justice, and equity. Their coalition member firms are reshaping the conversation around reproductive rights, ensuring that entrepreneurs a...

Coroflo Measures What Matters: Quantifying Breast Milk - Episode 227
FemTech FocusJanuary 31, 202400:46:30

Coroflo Measures What Matters: Quantifying Breast Milk - Episode 227

In this episode, we talk to Rosanne Longmore, CEO of Coroflo. We discuss the latest research around breastfeeding, personal and cultural factors that may influence breastfeeding rates, and how Coroflo is giving parents data-driven confidence in their baby’s milk consumption. Remember to like, rate and subscribe and enjoy the episode!