This post is sponsored by MercyOne Des Moines Medical CenterIt’s easy to feel helpless when your kid is sick, but you don’t have to! While fevers have a scary reputation, they are usually safe and actually help your child fight illness. We’ll explore this by answering some common questions. Before we begin, the below advice […]
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This post is sponsored by MercyOne Des Moines Medical CenterMercyOne Des Moines is highly known for personalized, interactive and comprehensive childbirth class options to help in planning for your baby’s arrival. They walk families through their options and give them tools they need need to develop their birth plan, also known as a birth communication […]
This post was sponsored by The Goddard School® WaukeeMost of us would agree that our world needs more problem solvers, but how do we create them? The answer is STEAM activities. What are STEAM activities? STEAM activities, which include science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics, provide children with hands-on opportunities to learn problem-solving skills while exercising their creative and critical thinking skills. STEAM […]
This post is sponsored by The Iowa Clinic.Once you become a mom, you’re much more concerned about the health of your children than yourself. And the sheer amount of check-ups and sick visits can wear on you. But don’t let that stop you from taking care of your health and scheduling your own doctor visit.
The Des Moines Pediatric Dentist Guide is here to help you find the best dentist for your child. All local pediatric dentists compiled in one place.
This post is sponsored by MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center Gestational diabetes (GDM) is a common disorder of pregnancy affecting roughly 9 percent of all pregnancies. What is Gestational Diabetes? GDM develops due to hormones associated with pregnancy that make your body more resistant to the effects of insulin. Risk factors for GDM include advanced […]
This post is sponsored by MercyOne Des Moines Medical CenterAs a certified nurse midwife with MercyOne Des Moines Midwives, I frequently get questions from women about when to get a PAP smear. Ladies, don’t feel bad. It’s easy to get confused (and honestly, so do most providers)! Providers like certified nurse midwives would like to […]
This post is sponsored by MercyOne Des Moines Medical CenterFirst moments begin at MercyOne, so what better way to start your pregnancy journey than with Stork Affair? This event is for anyone who is planning to start a family, is already pregnant or plans to adopt or foster a baby. Having a baby means having […]
The post is sponsored by the West Des Moines Hy-Vee HealthMarket.I am a self-proclaimed grocery shopping junkie. I would grocery shop every single day if you let me because, well, it’s fun! I love shopping for deals, checking out exclusive items to each store location, and supporting local brands. I love the new West Des […]
This post was sponsored by Crystal Clear Bottled WaterWater is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. As parents, we know it is important for our kids to stay hydrated, and drinking water is a great way to do this. Next time your kids are thirsty, offer them a bottle of Crystal Clear distilled water. Crystal […]