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Can a Water Birth Help Make Labor Easier?

Childbirth can look like an ordeal, but giving birth in water can relieve a lot of pressure put on your body by gravity and make labor easier. Find out why a water birth might be right for you.
Nov 1st, 2022

What's Included in Care from a Midwife?

Your pregnancy and birth plan are deeply personal. Depending on your health and the health of your fetus, you may opt for an obstetrician or a midwife for prenatal care and delivery.
Sep 12th, 2022

5 Commonly Asked Questions About Hot Flashes

Are you experiencing hot flashes? You might be approaching menopause. However, there could be other reasons for your bouts of feeling like you’re burning up, or sweating profusely.
Aug 9th, 2022

5 Benefits of Breastfeeding

The decision to breast or bottle-feed your baby is yours to make, but it’s wise to consider both options. Here are five benefits of breastfeeding.
Jul 6th, 2022

When to Consider Vaginal Revitalization

Unhappy with certain aspects of your most intimate area? Vaginal revitalization can help restore the appearance and elasticity of your vagina and have other health benefits as well.
Mar 1st, 2022

All About Colposcopy: Benefits and What to Expect

Your regular well woman’s exam includes a pelvic and breast exam, as well as a Pap smear every three years. What happens when a Pap smear comes back “abnormal”? You might need a colposcopy.
Feb 1st, 2022

5 Ways to Make the Most of Prenatal Care

When you become pregnant, your body begins working harder than it ever has, to grow a new human and nourish it. Prenatal care is designed to support this process.
Jan 1st, 2022

What is a Gentle C-Section?

Need to plan for a C-section delivery for the birth of your child, but worried about feeling like a bystander? A gentle C-section could be the answer to feeling fully participant in your birth plan.
Dec 1st, 2021

4 Tips for Successful Breastfeeding

Are you looking forward to breastfeeding your baby? Many moms worry about this process, but there's nothing to fear. Most women can use these four tips to breastfeed successfully.
Oct 1st, 2021

The Benefits of 4D Ultrasounds

Some people enjoy surprises, but there’s a place for curious parents too. A 4D ultrasound will allow your baby to have their first photoshoot in the womb.
Sep 5th, 2021

What to Expect with a Water Birth

Imagine delivering your child in a warm, weightless, comforting and natural setting. That’s what a safe water birth can be like. Learn what to expect and whether a water birth could be right for you.
Aug 2nd, 2021

Now's a Great Time to Be a YogaMom

Pregnancy and childbirth can be hard on your muscles, joints, and emotions. YogaMoms gives you a chance to work out these aches and pains in the presence of other mothers.
Jul 18th, 2021

Take These Steps when You Are Newly Pregnant

During the first trimester, maintaining your health and protecting your growing baby are important. Here are some tips to help you navigate the early stages of pregnancy and keep yourself and your baby healthy.
Apr 14th, 2021

Can I Have a Vaginal Birth After a C-Section?

If you’ve given birth by Cesarean section in the past, you may think any future children will also have to be delivered that way. However, Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) is often an option.
Mar 11th, 2021

Are You Up-to-Date on Your Immunizations?

Being immunized can help keep you from contracting a serious illness, and also safeguard your unborn child if you’re pregnant or are trying to get pregnant. Find out what you need to know about vaccinations to ensure a healthy and safe pregnancy.
Jan 15th, 2021

Why You Should Never Ignore Abnormal Bleeding

Changes in your menstrual cycle, especially abnormal bleeding, shouldn’t be overlooked or ignored. Seeking help is the first step to diagnosing the problem, and a specialist in women's health is your best option.
Dec 14th, 2020

How Can Yoga Benefit You During Your Pregnancy

Yoga alleviates stress, increases flexibility, and reduces pain. For pregnant women, yoga can be a key to thriving in pregnancy, providing many benefits as you prepare for birth.
Nov 17th, 2020

Warning Signs of Menopause

Are you starting to experience a wide range of unusual symptoms as you age? It could be early warning signs of menopause. Hormonal depletion can cause a wide range of changes in your body and affect your mind, body, and mood.
Oct 8th, 2020

What's Included in a Well-Woman Exam?

Have you had a well-woman exam this year to check out your reproductive and general health? Here’s what you can expect from this routine, annual visit to your gynecologist.
Sep 18th, 2020

Tips for Developing Your Birth Plan

The birth of your child should be a wonderful experience. Having a detailed plan can help you enjoy the delivery of your baby without stress or misunderstandings about your wishes. Find out what to include in your own birth plan.
Aug 16th, 2020

What Causes Dysmenorrhea?

Painful cramps before and during your period, heavy bleeding, clotting of menstrual blood, and extreme mood swings can make several days out of every month a misery. Find out what causes your symptoms.
Jul 22nd, 2020

Challenges with Lactation?

Do you have concerns about lactation? It is normal to have worries and challenges as you navigate this journey with your baby. Find out what can cause lactation issues, and what can be done to help.
Jun 22nd, 2020

Obstetrics and Gynecology and COVID-19: What You Should Know

The COVID-19 pandemic can be frightening. You may feel even more vulnerable if you are pregnant, newly delivered or trying to get pregnant. Here’s what you need to know about your health, pregnancy, and breastfeeding during this time.
May 26th, 2020

Tips for Managing Stress and Anxiety

In this crazy Coronavirus pandemic, maintaining our physical health, and managing increased stress and anxiety is so important.  Here are some tips to help you cope with increased stress and anxiety.
Apr 27th, 2020

We Know You've Been Waiting!

Starting May 1st, we will begin phasing in more appointments. If you have an appointment after May 1st, you should keep it if you have a concern that needs attention. Our clinic will be fully operational for all types of appointments May 26th.
Apr 20th, 2020

Are My Expired Medications Safe to Take?

You don't need to rush out to replace your expired prescription medications. They remain safe and effective. Your pharmacy is overwhelmed right now with the high demand for medications during the cough and flu season compounded by the Coronavirus pandemic.
Mar 25th, 2020

Ways To Boost Your Immunity

Doing a bit of immune-system upkeep by avoiding destructive habits and embracing some simple immune supports can go a long way towards keeping you as healthy as possible. Here are a few pointers to naturally bolster your immune system.
Mar 21st, 2020

What Comes after an Abnormal Pap Smear?

Your regular well woman’s exam includes an annual pelvic exam, and a Pap smear every three years. You’re probably used to the idea that no news is good news. But what happens if your doctor tells you your Pap was abnormal? Here’s what happens next.
Mar 19th, 2020

Breastfeeding During the Covid-19 Pandemic

It’s a wild time to be a parent right now. And, it's hard to navigate all the confusing information about what we can and can’t do when feeding our babies. I'll provide some answers to the conversation about breastfeeding during a pandemic.
Sep 6th, 2020

Letter to our Patients Concerning COVID-19 Virus

We know you’re concerned about the COVID-19 Corona Virus. We want to reassure you we are taking aggressive steps to reduce the risk of transmission of the virus in our clinic. Please read more details below.
Mar 10th, 2020

Avoiding The Freshman 15

Whether it’s a sports physical or a discussion about contraception, it always includes a discussion about avoiding some of the common mistakes young college students make when living on their own; sometimes for the very first time in their life.
Aug 31st, 2019

Metabolism Truths and Myths

As our weather here in Wisconsin finally warms, we can’t wait to get outside, shed our multiple layers of Polar Fleece and enjoy some sunshine and sweet open air!
Mar 18th, 2019

The 90% Rule

The majority of risk factors that lead to a heart attack are those under your control and not secondary to inherited conditions. Minor changes in lifestyle make for large impacts in your health.
Feb 21st, 2019