As healthcare innovators, we’re aware that the more complex a product is, the less inclined people will be to use it. That’s why we want to make sure, especially when we’re designing contraception, that our products are easy to use. Making them simple, makes it more likely that people will use them correctly. While bells and whistles may be fun, and look cool or "scientific", we don’t want to confuse or overwhelm. We want users to feel confident that they know exactly what th
It’s the 21st century – women are more empowered, more self-sufficient, and more important than ever before. This year, women in the United States are running for Congress at an unprecedented rate. So why does menstrual hygiene, an essential component of menstrual health, still pose such a challenge to women's advancement? Menstrual Hygiene Products are Viewed as a Non-Necessity Most women agree that there’s nothing remotely luxurious about having to contain the crimson wave.
We sat down with our research partners from the Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH) at Georgetown University to discuss the fundamental aspects of Dot's ongoing efficacy study. Together, we aimed to answer questions that current, as well as prospective, Dot users may have regarding the who, what, when where, why and how of the study. Below you will see a couple of transcribed questions and answers from Leslie Heyer (CT's CEO), Dr. Victoria Jennings (Director and Principal