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Mercy Pregnancy and Birthing Classes

Pregnancy and Birthing Classes: an Education for Two!

Pregnancy and birthing classes: What you and your partner can learn Having a baby and not sure where to start? Consider Mercy’s educational classes! All of the classes are personalized, interactive, and taught by certified childbirth educators. Their comprehensive curriculum is designed so you can participate in an array of classes – free of charge – from the […]

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Massage Heights Lakepointe Center Valentine’s Day Giveaway

Massage Heights Lakepointe Center in Clive has a great Valentine’s special for that lucky loved one in your life!   For $99, you can get a 90 minute massage + 3 elevations, or for $114, you can get a 90 minute facial + 3 elevations! With one quick stop, you are done with Valentine’s shopping, and you […]

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New Year’s Resolutions: for Kids!

We’ve all heard the phrase “new year, new me,” but have you considered extending this notion to your kids? The new year is a great time to set goals for not only yourself, but the entire family. It’s important to set an example for your kids to have something to strive for at a young […]

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Reasons to Love Rodan + Fields {and a Giveaway!}

This post was done in partnership with Ashton Israel, Independent Consultant for Rodan + Fields. 3 Reasons to Fall in Love Rodan + Fields The products use pharmaceutical-grade ingredients that are combined with active cosmetics and are clinically proven to get results.  Most products last 60 to 90 days. Some regimens you can go three months […]

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The Importance of a Hospital with an Emergency OB Department

Why is an OB Emergency department important in choosing a hospital? Many expecting moms want to know if the hospital they choose for delivery has access to a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), but they should also be asking who provides around-the-clock emergency care if a pregnancy emergency arises. This past fall, Mercy Medical Center […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

Merry Christmas from Des Moines Moms Blog! Thank you so much for supporting Des Moines Moms Blog in 2016. It’s been a great year! Here are recaps of our events: Mom’s Night Out at Jasper Winery Family Fun Day Mom’s Night Out, Drinks & Dessert Costco Mom Hour We will be “unplugging” to spend time […]

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Top 10 Posts of 2016: The Best of Des Moines Moms Blog

2016 has been a crazy year! But before we turn the calendar to 2017 (who else is ready for a fresh start?), we wanted to take a minute to reflect on the highlights of 2016.  We are so grateful for each of our contributors! Every day they share their unique perspective on motherhood with you. [...]
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3 Tips in Your Exercise Prescription

Exercise is one of the most important ways to maintain your health and well-being. It’s the most effective way to improve your cardio-respiratory fitness – the number 1 predictor of how long you will live. It’s also the most effective treatment for type 2 diabetes. Here are 3 exercise tips that are flexible and open-ended, […]

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