The Symptom Tracker app, a key component of SheMatters’ offerings, is designed to empower expecting and new mothers by allowing them to monitor vital signs and symptoms related to serious complications such as preeclampsia, eclampsia, and HELLP syndrome.
This initiative comes as part of SheMatters’ broader mission to combat racial disparities in maternal mortality rates, particularly among Black women who face significantly higher risks compared to white women.
In addition to the app, SheMatters is expanding its Cultural Competence Certification program, which aims to equip medical providers with the necessary skills to effectively communicate with and understand Black patients within a healthcare system marked by systemic inequality.
The $2 million investment brings SheMatters’ total raised funds to $3.5 million and underscores the importance of supporting initiatives aimed at improving maternal health outcomes in marginalized communities.
Backed by organizations such as the American Heart Association, The Fund, and The Social Entrepreneurs Fund, SheMatters is poised to continue its mission of leveraging technology and education to drive positive change in maternal healthcare and reduce Black maternal mortality rates.