India’s Startups Better the Lives of Women

India is currently prioritizing women’s health in a revolutionary way. A multitude of apps and startups have recently hit the market and are looking to raise the standards for the lives of countless women in a country of a billion people.

One app tracks the medical needs of women with high-risk pregnancies by midwives who refer those women to the right doctors. Breastfeeding moms can take advantage of apps that provide home care and information on the best lactation pods in public areas.

Also included are period tracking apps and startups that provide sanitary napkins for women in need. There are breast cancer detection apps and a startup that invented a funnel-shaped paper device that helps women urinate while standing, as to prevent them from using dirty public toilets.

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