fertility

Natural Cycles gets $30M for its EU-certified “digital contraception”

European startup Natural Cycles is pushing to establish its EU-certified "digital contraceptive app" as a globally accepted contraception option -- and compete with tried and tested options used by m

CRISPR breakthrough could drop miscarriage rates

Gene-editing technology CRISPR has revealed a clue in how human embryos begin to develop, possibly reducing the risk of miscarriage in those crucial first few weeks of pregnancy. CRISPR Cas9 can modif

Future Family wants to make male fertility testing more accessible

Back in June of this year, we wrote about a company called Future Family that aimed to simplify the world of female fertility testing, all while bringing down the cost of treatment options. But female

Fertility startup Carrot raises $3.6 million to make IVF and egg-freezing more affordable

Two years ago, at the age of 34, Tammy Sun decided to freeze her eggs. Though larger tech companies like Apple and Facebook had started offering this service as a perk to retain female talent, it was

Modern Fertility is offering a comprehensive fertility test for women who hope to be moms someday

There are a number of ways to find out more about your fertility these days -- including from several at-home fertility test startups that have started to pop up in the last few years. Modern Fertili

9 promising at-home lab test startups for everything from fertility to STDs

It’s easier than ever to skip the doctor and go straight for the at-home test these days, thanks to updated regulations and the technology to match — and for many, it’s the answer to

Future Family wants to give women a more affordable option in fertility treatments

More women are having kids in their 30s than in their 20s. However, those closer to 40 than 30 face higher risks than their younger counterparts. Add to that 1 in every 8 couples in the U.S. have som

Biem is the first virtual sexual health service

Talking about sexual health makes folks squeamish. While sexuality and dating have, for the most part, been taken care of by technology there isn’t much talk of sexual health online. Until Biem.

Scientists 3D-printed ovaries and made mouse babies

Scientists from Northwestern University have developed a bioprosthetic ovary using 3D-printing technology and produced living, breathing mouse offspring from them. Northwestern’s Feinberg school

At-home sperm health selfies are on the rise

There seems to be a trend bubbling up for better tech to test a guy's sperm in the privacy of his own home. A Harvard-designed sperm motility app made headlines last week with a cheap, at-home test, a

Women’s health startup Celmatix now offers genetic testing for fertility issues

Celmatix, a startup with a focus on personalized medicine for women, wants to take some of the mystery out of the science of baby-making with a new type of DNA-based fertility test called Fertilome. F

Ava, the fertility wearable, raises $9.7M to help families conceive

Ava, a medical technology company focused on women’s reproductive health, announced today that it has raised a $9.7 million Series A. The investment was led by European VC firm Polytech Ventures wit

Want to increase your chances with IVF? Make more money or become a teacher says FertilityIQ

Money and teaching might seem at odds with one another but a study out from the Yelp for fertility treatments startup FertilityIQ found both to be the best indicators of success with IVF. Fertility

23andMe and Women’s Health Startup Celmatix Combine Forces To Research Genes Affecting Infertility

Humans have been having humans for hundreds of thousands of years as part of our genetic drive so it seems counter-Darwinian that some genes might work against our ability to make a baby. But that is

Ava Is A Bracelet That Aims To Predict The Most Likely Days For Women To Get Pregnant

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.avawomen.com/">Ava</a>, a health tracking bracelet for women collects hormonal and other data in an effort to predict a woman's period and the days of the month s

Apple Stops Ignoring Women’s Health With iOS 9 HealthKit Update, Now Featuring Period Tracking

Apple will at last address a glaring oversight with regard to its Health application and its usefulness to women: in iOS 9, the app will support the ability for women to track their reproductive healt

Conceivable’s New App Puts A Fertility Clinic In Your Pocket

For women struggling to conceive, in vitro fertilization can be a successful, but also fairly expensive, option. At approximately $15,000 per cycle, and requiring two cycles on average before it works

NaturalCycles Expands Its Contraception App Subscription Service In Europe

Swiss founded startup NaturalCycle, which has been testing its contraception app in the Nordics since last December has now opened it up to the U.K. market, making its first move to scale the subscrip

Celmatix Begins Clinical Trials For Big Data-Based Fertility Planning Services

Now a startup company named Celmatix is starting clinical trials for its technology, which aims to make the process more transparent and provide better therapies to women who want to get pregnant. The

Tempdrop Is A Wearable Body Temperature Sensor For Fertility Tracking

Tempdrop is a wearable sensor that makes it easy for people to monitor and record their basal body temperatures. That data can be integrated by developers into any fertility app with few lines of code