Entries by Lauren Barker, CEO of Uresta

Survey shows the negative mental impacts of suffering from bladder leakage may outweigh the physical impacts

We recently surveyed 100 women across the US to better understand their experience with stress urinary incontinence, also known as light bladder leakage or “mommy bladder”. We wanted to better understand how women were managing their leaks and how it impacted their daily lives. We originally conducted the survey for our own internal purposes, but […]

Why solutions for stress urinary incontinence are outdated and archaic

Like many areas of women’s health, the stress urinary incontinence (SUI) market has a long history of underinvestment. Although 1 in 2 women will experience urine leaks in their lifetime, the solutions offered to women continue to be archaic. Over the years sanitary belts made of cloth and leather straps have been replaced by disposable pads and traditional pessaries, but unfortunately not much has changed since then. Today, investment in femtech is growing at unprecedented rates and we are finally starting to see true innovation in women’s health – Uresta is one such example.