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.
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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.
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, […]