Garmin added pregnancy tracking to its Garmin Connect app to give moms-to-be a snapshot of their pregnancy alongside other health, wellness and activity data. Through the app and compatible Garmin smartwatch, users can log pregnancy-related symptoms, track baby movement, create customizable reminders, receive exercise and nutrition tips and more.
Created for women by women, pregnancy tracking is Garmin’s latest innovative women’s health feature following the announcement of menstrual cycle tracking in 2019, reports BusinessWire.
“Garmin remains committed to creating products and features for women throughout all phases of their life,” said Susan Lyman, Garmin vice president of global consumer marketing. “The positive feedback we received when we launched menstrual cycle tracking was a clear indication that our female customers are looking for more opportunities to use technology to improve their health and fitness. It’s our hope that this pregnancy tracking feature helps women make sense of how their pregnancy ties into their active lifestyles and overall well-being.”
For women maintaining an exercise regimen throughout their pregnancy, Garmin Connect offers additional ways to customize settings within the app and supported devices, including the ability to:
Pregnancy tracking is activated from the Garmin Connect app on a compatible smartphone within the menstrual cycle tracking feature allowing women to easily transition from logging their cycle to tracking a current pregnancy. The feature is available for many of Garmin’s best-selling wearables, including the Venu, vívoactive, Forerunner and fēnix series through the Connect IQ store. Pregnancy tracking is also available on the vívomove series through the Women’s Health Tracking widget.