Peach Pal

Project Information

Problem

Postpartum Perineal Pain (PPP) reduces a woman’s mobility and comfort, and in some cases impacts her ability to breastfeed and care for her baby. The current standard of care, OTC pain medication, is insufficient.

Solution

The Peach Pal is an effective, convenient, single-use, disposable product for the treatment of PPP.

Technology Type

Diagnostic

Aids with identifying the nature and cause(s) of a clinical problem or illness

Facilitator

Increases the efficacy of a clinical process or procedure

Therapeutic

Enables healing from or treatment of an illness or clinical problem

Monitor

Records/shares data as on-going surveillance of a clinical problem, process or procedure

PI/Inventor(s)

Valerie Riis

Director of Operations, Maternal Child Health Research Center

Penn Medicine

Company Formed

Peach Pal

Cohort

2018-2019