Posts made in August, 2011

Kids, Sports and Safety

Two dangerous trends are on the rise in children’s health—a rapid increase in the number of youth sports injuries and a drop in the age of young athletes with overuse injuries. This blog post offers some tips on keeping your child sports safe – on and off the field.

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Staying Fit Safely During Your Pregnancy

Exercise is important at any stage of your life. But staying fit during your pregnancy is a particularly good idea—for both your physical and mental health, as well as the health of your baby. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends 30 minutes of exercise a day for most pregnant women.

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Quick, Healthy Lunches for You and Your Kids

Lunch on the Run – Quick Healthy Meals for You and Your Kids 

It’s 11:50 a.m. at the office. Your stomach is growling and you’re ready for lunch.

Statistics show that Americans spend 50 percent of their food dollar away from home. So if you’re like most busy people, the choice comes down to a vending machine or a fast food restaurant.

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The First Baby Born at New Medical Center

Meet new mother Laurie Rouspil and her husband Brian. Their son Teddy made history as the first baby born at the new Mills-Peninsula Medical Center, when the new hospital opened on May 15, 2011. “Everyone was so excited and helpful,” says Laurie.” In this short video, they describe their experience with the new Family Birth Center.

Learn more about the Mills-Peninsula Family Birth Center:

  • Private and spacious suites to accommodate your entire birth experience
  • Rooftop patio garden, exclusive to the Family Birth Center
  • Comfortable sleeping accommodations for family in every room

Expectant couples may take free guided tours of maternity unit by appointment. Register online or call 650-696-BABY for more information.