Des Moines Moms Blog is thrilled to be releasing the 2017 Pregnancy & Postpartum Guide. This Des Moines Pregnancy and Postpartum guide has ALL the resources needed for a successful pregnancy and postpartum period in the Des Moines area.
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Finding a healthcare provider who makes you feel comfortable and heard is key. And when it comes to women’s health services, there’s an extra element of trust involved. As a Des Moines transplant, I honestly didn’t seek out an OB/GYN in town right away. I was a few years behind friends who were having babies, […]
Choosing a pediatrician or family doctor is a big decision. We’ve compiled a list of Des Moines pediatricians and primary care physicians to help you.
This post is part 6 of 6 in the series How I Became a Mother. May is the month to celebrate mothers. I have written before about that day I found out I was to become a mother, and maybe it was quite different from your story. Or maybe my story wasn’t all that different […]
This post is part 5 of 6 in the series How I Became a Mother. I will never forget that cold December day when I stood in the bathroom holding the positive pregnancy test I had dreamed about seeing for so many months… 16 months to be exact… and now it finally was happening. I […]
This post is part 4 of 6 in the series How I Became a Mother. In keeping with the theme of “How I Became a Mother” this month, I thought it a fitting time for me to share my story about my not-so-glamorous entrance into the ranks of motherhood. For some of us, it’s not […]
This post is part 3 of 6 in the series How I Became a Mother. When mothers look back at their time during labor and delivery and say, “It was all just a blur,” or, “I don’t remember much,” I don’t believe them. I remember almost all 20 hours I was in labor with my […]
This post is part 1 of 6 in the series How I Became a Mother. Confession time: I’ve never been a real big baby person. I thought babies were cute and all, but I was never the girl to be fawning over them. I also had some rough babysitting gigs as a teenager. I’m not […]
By: Nathan Boonstra, MD, pediatrician at Blank Children’s Hospital I’m excited to share a new community resource from Blank Children’s Hospital. Introducing PedsGeekMD. When you are passionate about keeping children healthy, there’s a lot to geek out about. We are learning more than ever before about how to prevent disease, improve safety, and cultivate happy, […]