Historically, people who have difficulty conceiving children have been stigmatized.
A 2020 UCLA study found that approximately 15% of couples will have trouble getting pregnant, but Kindbody, which has spun up a network of fertility clinics since its founding in 2018, has taken a holistic approach to the issue.
With a focus on education that addresses the fragmentation associated with infertility care, Kindbody is growing at a remarkable pace, but it’s also helping many patients feel seen and heard for the first time.
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In a three-part series, reporter Rae Witte explores Kindbody’s origins, its business, and how it is changing the face of fertility treatments through interviews with its founding team, who have set out to transform and improve the experience of trying to have a child .
With 12 outlets in 10 US cities and unicorn status, Kindbody is poised for growth, having raised more than $ 154 million.
“We believe very much in the consumerism of healthcare, and what that means is you have to build healthcare around the consumer,” says founder and chairwoman Gina Bartasi.
- Part 1: How compassion and inclusivity are helping Kindbody change the fertility industry
- Part 2: Why focusing on holistic care helped Kindbody triple its revenue in 2021
- Part 3: Chipping away at the problems of reproductive healthcare, one patient at a time
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