Pregnancy

Recovery Postpartum, Don’t Wait Until Your Done Having Babies

Recovery postpartum, don’t wait until your done having babies to heal your body postpartum. Enjoy this conversation with my Knocked-Up Fitness® client, Allie, mom of three. She’s an avid runner but started experiencing incontinence postpartum after her first pregnancy. She also started dealing with hip and back pain and found amazing relief when learning how to effectively strengthen her deep core and pelvic floor muscles during pregnancy. 

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Pregnancy

Advanced Maternal Age Risks With Dr. Shannon Clark

Have you ever felt the fear of the unknown with your advanced maternal age? It can be scary: Will there be problems trying to get pregnant? Is there an increased risk in pregnancy loss with advanced maternal age? Will I have pregnancy or delivery complications? Despite how scared you may feel, I’m SO excited for you to step past it…

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Pregnancy

Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor Without Kegels

I’m going to tell you something a liiittle controversial, but I’m going to speak up because it needs to be talked about in women’s health. >>Kegels are not an effective way to strengthen your pelvic floor.<< Now, I know that that’s a different take than what you’ve been taught in the past, so let me explain. From what I’ve learned…

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Virtual primary care startup Firefly Health raises $40M, plans foray into benefits

  Virtual primary care startup Firefly Health is starting to look a little bit more like a managed-care organization. After raising $ 40 million in new funding, the startup is looking to build out a health plan benefit built on its network, with the idea of incentivizing members and employers for care navigation choices with […]

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Care coordination startup Unite Us raises $150M

A software startup working with insurers to address members’ social health needs raised $ 150 million. New York-based Unite Us, which works with local providers and community resources to coordinate care, passed a $ 1.6 billion valuation. Emerson Collective, Optum Ventures and Transformation Capital joined the funding round as new investors, along with previous investors […]

Pregnancy

Issue: Health Care

Americans tend to disagree about whether health care is a fundamental right, but a January 2017 poll from the Pew Research Center shows that the majority of Americans — 60 percent, in fact — believe that the government should be responsible for making sure that all Americans have health care coverage. Unfortunately, that news does not […]