253 episodes

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.

FemTech Focus Brittany Barreto PhD

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 50 Ratings

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.

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

    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 historic moment in the fight to improve women’s access to healthcare.

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

    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 conversation great for anyone interested in learning more about the global women’s health landscape.

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

    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.

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    • 43 min
    Investing in FemTech in LATAM with Daniela Pacheco – Episode 232

    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 anyone interested in learning more about the global women’s health landscape.

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    • 41 min
    Optimizing Preconception Wellness with Poplin – Episode 231

    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 their health and how it may impact their fertility. This empowers individuals to make changes now so that they are ready if and when they decide they want to have a baby.

    In this conversation, Brittany and Alexandria discuss Alexandria’s founding journey, why couples should pay attention to their health even if they are years away from having a baby, and how Poplin is different than other at-home health testing products.

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    • 42 min
    Tackling IUD Insertion Pain with Aspivix - Episode 230

    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, designed to improve comfort and accuracy in procedures that require bypassing the cervix, including IUD insertions. By prioritizing user experience and medical advancement, Aspivix aims to empower women and healthcare professionals alike, ensuring safer and more pain-free gynecological care.

    In their conversation, Ikram and Brittany discuss the current tools used in procedures that pass the cervix, why pain is so commonly accepted in women’s health, and how patients and physicians can request the Aspivix Carevix for their procedures.

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This is my go-to podcast for all things women’s health and femtech. A wide range of guests and great host.

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The most extensive femtech podcast available. Super informative and easy to listen to.

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Thought leaders and industry trailblazers.

The leader of all things FemTech. Thanks so much FTF for all your work and wisdom you share! Because of this podcast I became obsessed with FemTech, from the latest (and coolest!) innovations to gaps in emerging markets. It’s an wonderful educational platform that needs to reach millions of more listeners! Through it, I have been able to learn from and connect with incredible founders and thought leaders. The conversations are rich, focused and engaging!

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