pregnancy

  • Medtech Startup Embrace Her Health Helps Women Track Their Pregnancies

    Medtech Startup Embrace Her Health Helps Women Track Their Pregnancies

    Among the crowd showing at TechCrunch Disrupt’s Startup Alley was Embrace Her Health, a two-year-old company at work on a suite of maternity apps that aim to enable women to manage their pre- and post-natal health better and cut the risk and costs of preventable complications. Embrace Her Health’s first mobile app for iOS and Android,¬†Pregnancy Companion,¬†serves as both a… Read More

  • The Social Web Will Help Protect Us From Another Dot-Com Fizzle

    The Social Web Will Help Protect Us From Another Dot-Com Fizzle

    You’ve all heard stories about the infamous dot-com bubble burst of the early aughts. It wasn’t pretty, a lot of people lost a lot of money – and their livelihoods to boot. There will always be talk of whether we are close, or ever could get close, to a similar situation again. I spent some time with an early employee of… Read More

  • Pregnant women, beware: Cellphones linked childhood behavioral problems

    Pregnant women, beware: Cellphones linked childhood behavioral problems

    A new study has found links between cellphone use during pregnancy and behavioral problems in children later in life. Just the type of news the cellphone industry wants to hear, I’m sure. The study, conducted by UCLA and a Danish university, sampled some 13,000 kids. It found that children whose mothers had used a cellphone “two or three” times a day had increased likelihoods… Read More