What women want: seven creative gadgets designed for women by women
From smart pregnancy trackers to biomechanical underwear which helps to improve posture, check out these seven innovative female-focused wearables and gadgets, designed by women, created for women and selected for publication by a woman.
Bloomlife Smart Pregnancy Tracker - priced from $49
Device for pregnant women tracking uterine muscle contractions. Long-term monitoring helps to recognise signs of early labour.
Kwema Safety Bracelet - priced from $89
Bracelet with panic button, syncs with phone to alert contacts and nearby safety network members if help needed.
Natural Cycles - priced from £49.99
A fertility app and drug-free contraceptive method. By analysing a woman’s bodily temperature the app advises when to use protection or abstain.
Ava Cycle Tracker - priced from £199
Only worn at night, this fertility tracker uses sensor technology to provide information on fertile days, stress level and sleep quality.
Posture Wings - price TBA
Adjustable upper-torso positioning support integrated into fashionable underwear to promote good posture and improve biomechanics.
Nimb Smart Ring - priced from $129
Ring equipped with a hidden panic button to alert loved ones when the wearer is in danger. Its innovative design is easy to use even when hands are restricted.
Elvie Kegel Trainer - priced from £149
Used to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles, which are important for female wellbeing, this internal kegel trainer helps to develop muscle tone.