Where Are They Now?: Lia

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Lia, the world’s first flushable, biodegradable pregnancy test, is nearing commercial availability. In November 2017, the company received United States’ Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Class 2 medical device approval for the test. First covered by Springwise in 2015 when the test was in development, Lia is moving towards becoming a women’s healthcare brand. Using their knowledge of materials science, co-founders Bethany Edwards and Anna Simpson are shaking up an area of women’s healthcare that has stagnated for decades. The Lia pregnancy test is an efficacious medical diagnostic device that is also flushable and biodegradable. It will enable women everywhere…

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