Choosing a primary care provider for your child is very important. He or she will become a close partner in caring for your child’s health from birth through their teen years. Building a trusting relationship is therefore in your best interest. Here are tips to foster a great partnership Communicating with your child’s provider is […]
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This post is sponsored by Mercy Medical Center — Des MoinesAs the director of a very busy OB department, I have the privilege of working with some of the finest nurses. OB nurses have chosen this calling as their life long profession. They display compassion every day. Whether they are working antepartum and trying to […]
“No, thank you, Mommy. I LOVE my diapers!” Those are words that can make parents of a 3 ½-year- old cringe during potty training. If your child is older than three, healthy, and not potty trained after three months of trying, he or she is considered resistant rather than untrained. The most common cause of […]
Here is a complete and comprehensive list of all Des Moines urgent care locations. Because sickness, injuries, and the unknown rarely happen when it’s convenient. This urgent care guide features sponsors such as UnityPoint Health, Mercy Clinics, and the Iowa Clinic.
When you become a new parent, it is amazing how many of your thoughts and conversations are about poop. Babies can’t tell you how they are doing, so we have to look for clues. Many parents are left wondering, “Is my baby’s poop normal?” Color Baby stool is classically yellow, tan, brown, or even green. […]
Here at Des Moines Moms Blog, one of our favorite things is being able to connect with YOU! Whether that is online through a post that resonates with your stage of life or attending one of our Des Moines Moms Blog Events, it is our passion to create a sense of community and connectedness both […]
Here are a doctor’s sleep training tips on how to get your child to sleep through the night Did you know that by 4 months of age, 80 percent of babies can be safely trained to sleep through the night? For older infants and toddlers, almost all can be trained. Evidence shows that sleep training […]
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.
A big thank you to everyone who joined us for our Family Fun Day Sept 16 at Centennial Park in Waukee. It was a great morning to have fun as a family!
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.