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Fuel Your Mom Life: Why E15 is a Good Gas Choice for Your Family

Busy moms wear many hats — often including being the family chauffeur. As my crew of little ones grew (we’re now a family of six!), I researched vehicle safety and consumer reviews, scouring the Internet for the perfect transporter for our busy, growing family. When I was pregnant, I studied the best-reviewed car seats. When […]

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Tips for Avoiding Heat Exhaustion

Summer is a time for fun, but it can also pose hazards such as extreme heat. Between 2006 and 2010, more than 3,000 people died from heat-related illnesses according to UptoDate. Taking appropriate precautions and having heat awareness can make all the difference in keeping you and your family safe. One important precaution: Always check […]

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I Peed Myself: Urinary Incontinence and How Pelvic Physical Therapy Can Help

Childbirth is amazing! But it can also be hard on a woman’s body. Many women struggle with urinary or bowel incontinence and pelvic pain after childbirth, which can negatively impact their daily activities and even cause pain during intercourse. If that’s you, you don’t need to feel embarrassed, frustrated, or out of control. Pelvic floor […]

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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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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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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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Peace of Mind Furnace Check with Wyckoff Heating and Cooling

This post was sponsored by Wyckoff Heating & Cooling – serving Central Iowa for over 65 years.The other day I received a text that it was time to schedule my bi-annual dentist visit. I didn’t even hesitate to call and set up an appointment. Then, on my way to town, I noticed it was time […]

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Relax into Massage Heights Clive + a Special Offer for DMMB Readers!

Massage Heights Clive – Lakepointe Center, seeks to elevate the lives of the people we touch by caring for their mind, body, and spirit through our relationships with our guests. We strive to exceed guest satisfaction, and we value all our guests. We customize each and every massage or facial service to suit the needs […]

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