39% of mobile users who are using at least one health application are using a fitness app — but pregnancy apps are more popular and are used more consistently. Read the story at the link below.
Just click on the links below to explore the Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center and Palomar Medical Center and their family-friendly labor and delivery areas and the rooms where you’ll spend time with your new baby. Or you can make an appointment to visit in person.
San Diego Medical Center
Tour appointment line: 619-641-4194
Palomar Medical Center
Tour appointment line: 1-800-628-2880
Monique Hedderson, PhD, talks about the results of a Kaiser Permanente Division of Research study showing that women who gained more weight during pregnancy than is recommend by the Institute of Medicine had a 50 percent increased risk of developing gestational diabetes mellitus, or GDM. Hedderson, who at the time of this video had just had a baby herself, details some of the findings from the study, which was published in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology.
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“Have an open mind and expect the unexpected.” That’s one Moms’ advice on the subject of things you don’t expect to happen when you’re expecting.
In this story, mothers share the highs and lows of pregnancy after high-profile baby announcements.
Yoga is a great way to exercise while pregnant. It strengthens your body for birth and also helps you connect with that all important tool for managing labor: your breath.
Try it out with the simple 10-minute sequence outlined in the video below — the poses will help stretch your back and hips and leave you feeling relaxed and energized.
As with all workout routines while pregnant, always check with your doctor before proceeding.