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Physical Therapy Physical Therapy During Pregnancy Pregnancy is one of the biggest changes a woman's body can go through. During it, you could experience things like back pain, nerve entrapment, and general pain or dysfunction. Physical therapy can improve the function of the body and offer pain relief during your pregnancy. Obstetrics & Gynecology Prenatal Care — Your Trimester Breakdown Having a healthy pregnancy is one of the best ways to promote a healthy birth. Getting early and regular prenatal care, with the goal of promoting your own maternal health and monitoring your growing baby, improves the chances of a healthy and full-term pregnancy. Read on for a breakdown of what to expect during your first, second and third trimesters. Obstetrics & Gynecology Hospital Bag Checklist As your due date approaches, it is time to start thinking about your hospital bag. Not sure where to start? An obstetrician at The Iowa Clinic gives tips on what to include in your bag for the big day. Obstetrics & Gynecology Ask an OB/GYN: Prenatal Vitamins How much do you know about prenatal vitamins? Obstetrician Amy McEntaffer, MD answers your questions on all things prenatal vitamins. Obstetrics & Gynecology Nonstress Tests During Pregnancy As you near the end of your pregnancy, your provider will want to check baby's health. Dr. Therese Tran shares what to expect during your nonstress test, and why they are so important. Obstetrics & Gynecology Sciatic Nerve Pain During Pregnancy The sciatic nerve runs behind your uterus to your legs. As you go through your pregnancy journey, you may experience periodic pain. Fortunately, there are ways to treat it. Obstetrics & Gynecology Your Guide to the Third Trimester of Pregnancy The third trimester, weeks 28 to 40, is an exciting time. You are weeks away from meeting your baby, and the anticipation begins to set in! Dr. Therese Tran, OB/GYN at The Iowa Clinic, explains what happens, what third trimester feels like, and how to prepare for the big day. Obstetrics & Gynecology Hydration During Pregnancy – Keeping You and Your Baby Safe Meeting your fluid needs during pregnancy is important. Dr. Therese Tran, OB/GYN at The Iowa Clinic shares the benefits of staying hydrated, risks of dehydration, and how to stay motivated to get in that H2O. Obstetrics & Gynecology Am I Pregnant? 7 Early Signs You're Having a Baby The signs of pregnancy can show up before the pregnancy test says “yes.” Watch for these symptoms to see if it's time to visit your OB/GYN. Family Medicine Why You Need to Know Your Family Medical History and How to Collect It Thousands of diseases and disorders have a genetic component. Understanding your family's health history can save your life or a loved one. Coronavirus I'm Pregnant and I'm Worried About COVID-19. Here's what we know about COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, and how it may affect you and your baby. Obstetrics & Gynecology Stop The Leaks: One Conversation Can Bring an End to Incontinence Bladder control issues can be difficult to discuss with your doctor. But female incontinence is a common condition with many successful treatments.
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